Thursday, 23 August 2018

High Prairie RCMP seek suspects after armed robbery


RCMP Alberta –
RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify those responsible for an armed robbery last evening.

On August 22, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m., a High Prairie RCMP member on patrol observed a male suspect running from a business with a bottle of liquor in the area of 53 Avenue and 47 Street. The male suspect got into a white 2016 Jeep Cherokee and fled. Due to public safety concerns a pursuit was not initiated.

A 911 call was then dispatched where it was learned that a male suspect had entered a store and approached the till and produced a firearm. The suspect demanded cash and departed the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and bottles of liquor. The victim was not injured.

RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the suspect in the attached surveillance image. RCMP are requesting the public to dial 911 if they see the involved 2016 Jeep Cherokee bearing Alberta license plate BMB 7883. Do not approach as occupants should be considered armed and dangerous.

High Prairie RCMP are requesting anyone with information regarding this incident to contact them at 780-523-3370 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).

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