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Ottawa man charged in assault of senior citizen

Lethbridge Police have charged an Ottawa man in connection with an incident Wednesday evening where a 75-year-old woman was viciously assaulted in her home.

On May 22, 2019 at approximately 7 p.m. police and EMS responded to a home along the 3000 block of Fairway Street South after receiving a 911 call from neighbours who heard screaming and saw an elderly woman struggling with a male in her garage. Upon arrival responders located a badly beaten woman. She was subsequently rushed to hospital with head and facial injuries.

Dozens of charges laid in downtown project

Lethbridge  Police have arrested 12 people in connection with a targeted enforcement project downtown. 
 
On May 16, 2019 members of the Downtown Policing Unit and Priority Crimes Unit conducted a project as a part of an ongoing enforcement initiative targeting criminal activity downtown. 
The project resulted in the arrest of 12 subjects who are now facing dozens of charges. 
 
In addition police seized four high end mountain bikes valued at $4,500. 
 

Police investigating robbery at northside gas station

Lethbridge Police are investigating an armed robbery at a north side gas station.

On May 8, 2019 police responded to a robbery at Gas King along the 900 block of 5 Avenue North. Investigation determined that just before 4 a.m. a male armed with a machete entered the store and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes were provided and the male fled on a bicycle. The two employees who were working were not injured.