Lacombe Police Service address two armed robbery instances this weekend

Members are seeking community assistance to identify suspects

  • Apr. 17, 2017 9:00 a.m.

On April 15th the Lacombe Police Service recieved a report of an armed robbery at the Husky gas station, located at 5052 Highway 2A.

Police responded and learned that a male suspect had entered the store, brandishing a knife demanding cash and cigarettes.

The male suspect is described as approximately 6′ – 6’2″ tall, wearing a black flat-brimmed ball cap, large dark sunglasses, with a black bandana covering his face, a baggy dark-coloured hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

The suspect was able to obtain a quantity of cash and lottery tickets before being interrupted by another customer and fleeing in a gold 1995-1998 Pontiac Sunfire, which was operated by a second male. The vehicle was last seen travelling north on Hwy 2.

At the time of this release the matter is still under investigation.

On April 16th at approximately 2 a.m, Lacombe Police Service Members were flagged down by a staff member at Macs Convenience store, Located at 5001 52 Street.

Police were advised that two males had entered the store brandishing a firearm demanding cash and cigarettes.

Staff provided a description of the two males as follows:

Suspect #1:

Native Male, approximately 20-25 years old with a skinny build, approximately 6’1″ tall, brown eyes, wearing a black and red bandana covering his fact, black hat, grey or black jacket and jeans.

Suspect #2:

Male, approximately 20-25 years old with a skinny build, approximately 5’7” tall. This suspect was wearing a Black balaclava, black hat, black jacket with the hood pulled up, black pants and white shoes.

The suspects were able to obtain a quantity cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes before being interrupted by a customer walking in. The suspects then fled in the same Gold 1995-1998 Pontiac Sunfire as was used in a previous robbery in Lacombe.

At the time of this release the matter is still under investigation.

If you have any information related to either of these files, please contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or Crime Stoppers at 403-340-8477.

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