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Airdrie RCMP looking for suspect in child's insulin pump theft


Airdrie RCMP are searching for a suspect who took an insulin pump from a child with Type 1 Diabetes.

Police say a man entered the locker room of the Ron Ebbesen Arena last Thursday and took the $5000 dollar pump between 6:20 p.m. and 6:40 p.m.

The boy’s mother says it’s a lifeline for her son, who was playing hockey at the time.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, slim to average build and approximate 6’0″ tall. He was wearing a navy blue toque with a white emblem on it and white writing on the fold, jeans, black hooded winter jacket with gray lining, black running shoes white Nike logo.

RCMP are asking anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Cst. Jennifer Weedmark at the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200.