Olds RCMP seek assistance to identify suspect in armed robbery investigation

Olds, Alberta – On January 31, 2017 at about 11:15 PM the Rocky Mountain Liquor Store reported a robbery. An unknown suspect arrived at the store as the staff were locking the entrance at closing. The suspect brandished a knife and directed the staff to reopen the door. A quantity of cash was taken from the register as well as several small bottles of liquor. The staff were not injured.

Police searched the surrounding area after receiving the dispatch which include the use of a Police Service Dog. The search was unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

The suspect is described as a 6’2″ Caucasian Male with a heavy build, he was wearing a black toque, a brown Under Armour Winter jacket, blue jeans, brown footwear, and had his nose and mouth covered by a neck warmer or similar garment.

Review of Surveillance Footage has shown the suspect walk east and then north of the store toward a residential/industrial area. Vehicle traffic is noted to be in the area at that time. Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those involved in this crime.

This investigation is ongoing and police are asking that if you have information relating to this or any other crime to please call the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3324. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.



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