Calgary police investigating reports of a man pointing a gun at students

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Calgary police say they received reports of a man pointing a gun at school students Friday.  (CBC - image credit)
Calgary police say they received reports of a man pointing a gun at school students Friday. (CBC - image credit)

Calgary police say they are investigating reports of a man pointing a gun at students at southwest A.E. Cross School Friday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m. police received reports that a man approached a small group of students at the school, pointed a gun at them and threatened them, police said in a news release.

Police say the man also tried to steal a cellphone from one of the students before leaving on foot.

The incident was reported to have happened outside on the school's west field.

Police are looking for a man described to be approximately six feet tall, with a slim build between the ages of 15 and 18. They say he was wearing a Champion brand red, white and blue windbreaker, grey pants, and had a bandage or cast on one arm.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-847 or at www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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