Blackfalds RCMP investigate armed robbery at gas bar

Police on the lookout for two male suspects

  • Thu Jan 5th, 2017 5:54pm
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SUSPECTS - The RCMP are looking for two male suspects after an armed robbery at a gas bar in Blackfalds this morning.

Blackfalds RCMP are looking for the public assistance in identifying two males who robbed the Co-op Gas Bar in Blackfalds.

On Jan. 5th at approximately 6:40 a.m. the Blackfalds RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Co-op Gas Bar in Blackfalds.

Two male suspects entered the store with long barrel firearms and pointed them at the store employees, demanding cash and cigarettes. The suspects left with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes which was put in a black backpack.

They fled the scene in a dark grey four door vehicle, possibly a Mazda, last seen heading northbound on Broadway Avenue in Blackfalds.

Suspect one is described as male, between 12-16 years of age with a slim build. He was wearing a red hoodie with a emblem on it containing a deer.

Suspect two is described as male, between 17-19 years of age with a slim build. He was wearing a black Canada goose jacket with a fur hood and black balaclava.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at www.tipsubmit.com.

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