UPDATE: Lacombe Police Service continue to investigate armed robberies

LPS are seeking public assistance to identify suspects from two on-going armed robbery investigations.

  • Tue Apr 18th, 2017 12:00pm
  • News

WANTED - Lacombe Police Service are seeking assistance in identifying suspects involved in two armed robberies that occurred this past weekend.

The Lacombe Police Service continue to investigate two (2) armed robberies which occurred on the 15th of April and the early morning hours of the 16th of April.

On April 15th at approximately 11:39 AM, Lacombe Police received a report of an armed robbery which had just occurred at the Husky gas station located at 5052, Highway 2A.

Upon attendance, Police determined that a lone male had entered the business, brandished a knife and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The male suspect obtained a quantity of cash and lottery tickets and departed the store and fled in a dark colored car which was being operated by a second male suspect.

On the 16th of April at approximately 2:10 AM, a Lacombe Police member was on routine patrol when he was flagged down by a staff member from Mac’s Convenience store located at 5001, 52nd street. The employee indicated to the member that an armed robbery had just occurred at this location.

Police determined that two (2) males had entered the store, brandished a firearm and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The male suspects obtained a quantity of cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes and departed the store and fled in a dark colored car.

Lacombe Police feel that these two (2) armed robberies were committed by the same individuals. The following is a description of the males involved and the vehicle involved.

Suspect Male #1:

Approximately 6′ – 6′ 2″ inches tall.

Approximately 20-25 years of age

Wearing a black baseball cap, dark colored bandana over his face, dark colored jacket and jeans.

Suspect Male #2: (pictured)

Approximately 5′ 7″ inches tall.

Approximately 20-25 years of age

Wearing a black hat, dark colored balaclava, black jacket with the hood pulled up, black pants and white shoes.

Suspect vehicle:

Believed to be an older model, 1995-1998 dark colored vehicle, possibly a Pontiac Sunfire.

Shortly after the second robbery occurred, Police set up check stops throughout the city in an attempt to locate the suspect vehicle involved. It appears that during this time the suspects attempted to steal at least three (3) other vehicles near the location of the robbery. Evidence recovered at the crime scenes has confirmed that all these incidents are linked.

Police are still investigating and are attempting to identify the two male suspects and vehicle involved.

If you have any information about these crimes, please contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com

Lacombe Police files 2017-442866 and 2017-445668 refer.