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Police investigating death of child

Lethbridge Regional Police are currently investigating the sudden death of a two-year-old boy at a south side residence.

 The investigation is in its early stages. The cause and circumstances around the child’s death have not been determined.

At this time the location of the incident will not be released. Police ask media to respect the family’s privacy.

Investigation in the matter is ongoing.

No further information will be released at this time.

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Black SUV suspect vehicle in weekend hit and run

 Lethbridge Regional Police have obtained surveillance footage of what is believed to be the vehicle responsible for striking a 45-year-old cyclist early Sunday morning along Stafford Drive then fleeing the area.

 Police are releasing an image of the vehicle – a black mid to full-size SUV – and are asking anyone who recognizes it or has information about the collision to come forward.

 The 45-year-old victim sustained life-threatening injuries in the hit and run collision and remains in critical condition in Foothills Hospital in Calgary.

Police charge 37-year-old man with sexually assaulting two boys

 Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a 37-year-old Lethbridge man in connection with the sexual assault of two boys.

Earlier this month police received a report that a nine-year-old boy had been sexually assaulted by a 37-year-old male. An investigation by members of the Criminal Investigation Section subsequently determined the male sexually assaulted the boy during the summer of 2013.

Police charge 51-year-old man in connection with incest, sexual assault

 Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a 51-year-old Lethbridge man in connection with the sexual assault of his nine-year-old daughter and her nine-year-old and seven-year-old female friends.

 An investigation by members of the Criminal Investigation Section determined the man sexually assaulted his nine-year-old daughter on multiple occasions between June 2012 and January 2014 as well as two of her friends – a seven-year-old girl and nine-year-old girl – during the summer of 2013.

 The man was arrested Jan. 22 without incident and is remanded in custody.