Police are looking for two suspects in connection with an assault in Calgary last week.
On Friday, November 11 at approximately 2:40 p.m., two men were sitting in a lobby at the Franklin LRT station when two unknown men arrived and sat directly next to them.
Feeling uncomfortable, the two men left the bank and stood outside the lobby while they waited for the train, police said. The suspects approached them a second time and “a verbal altercation took place” which resulted in one of the unknown men physically assaulting one of the two men.
The suspects then boarded a train and left the scene, police said.
The Calgary Police Service said its hate crime and extremism unit took over the investigation, but did not say why.
The suspects are believed to be in their early 20s. At the time of the assault, one suspect was wearing a black coat with a gray fur-lined hood, a black hat, white sneakers and red headphones around his neck. The second suspect was wearing blue sunglasses, a blue baseball hat, an orange construction jacket, blue pants and white sneakers and was carrying a brown shoulder bag.
Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
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