Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate theft of Bible

Suspect wanted ride, but instead swiped an elderly lady's Bible from a car.

  • Feb. 7, 2017 12:00 p.m.

Submitted by Cst. Kathy Reddy

Wetaskiwin RCMP

On February 2nd, 2017 an unknown female approached an elderly woman in the parking lot of the Wetaskiwin Mall demanding a ride somewhere. When the elderly woman refused to give the female a ride, the female reached into the elderly woman’s vehicle and stole a bible that her deceased husband gave to her.

The bible is described as being paperback, navy blue in colour with the name Faye Snyder on the inside cover. The bible was in a black fabric case with a zipper. The bible case also contained a soft cover bible study book called “She Did What She Could” by Day of Discovery.

The Wetaskiwin RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the stolen bible.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Wetaskiwin R.C.M.P. at 780-312-7200 or call your local police.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).