Calgary police charge woman in stabbing of downtown apartment security guard

Calgary police say a woman has been charged after allegedly stabbing a security guard at a downtown apartment building.

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, just after 6 p.m., investigators say security saw a woman in an apartment building on 5 Avenue SE and didn’t recognize her as a resident.

The guard followed the woman to an upper floor where he saw her trying to open apartment doors.

When she found an unlocked door, police say she entered the unit, where a person was asleep at the time.

They awoke to the woman standing in a kitchen holding a knife.

Investigators say she left the apartment shortly after the resident woke up, with the knife,

The security guard continued to follow the woman from a distance, according to police, until he ran into her in a stairway.

Police explain the guard was stabbed several times in the head before he was able to get control of the knife.

The woman left the scene and another resident called 911.

The victim was taken to hospital in serious condition, according to police.

On Friday, Dec. 1, police arrested 30-year-old Geanine Kelly Seaton downtown.

Investigators say she was under a probation order with conditions not to have any weapons when the attack allegedly happened.

She’s charged with assault with a weapon, break and enter, and two counts of breach of probation.

Police add Seaton was also arrested on two outstanding warrant for theft and breach of probation.

She is in police custody and will be in court on Thursday.

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