Airdrie RCMP Investigates Theft and Assault at Liquor Store

Airdrie, Alberta – On Feb. 12, 2017, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a suspect male entered the Sobey’s liquor store on Main Street in Airdrie. The male refused service when asked by staff if he needed any help. He proceeded to walk past the cash registers and ran out of the store with approximately $150 worth of liquor.

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A staff member grabbed the suspect male by the arm as he was trying to flee, as a result the suspect pushed back and managed to escape on foot in a West bound direction. The staff member suffered minor injuries as a result of the altercation.

The suspect male is described as:

  • Appeared to be an Asian male
  • Approximately 30 years old
  • Wearing a Burgundy leather jacket, jeans and dark coloured t-shirt with a skull
  • Buzz cut hair style

RCMP are asking anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Constable Samantha Hennessey at 403-945-7200. Should you wish 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 on how to do). 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), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police file: 2017-174591

Airdrie RCMP


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