Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Early Sunday morning, Police responded to reports of 4 separate armed robberies in just over an hour.
At 12:11 AM police were called to a business located in the 400 block of Kenderdine Road. A male suspect entered the store armed with a knife. He demanded money but when other customers entered he left. The suspect is described as an indigenous male, 25-30 years old, slim build. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants.
At 12:34 AM police received a report of an armed robbery at an establishment in the 700 block of Central Ave.. A male had entered the store armed with a sharp object described as possibly a shard of glass or broken mirror. The suspect demanded money, however the clerk refused and the suspect fled on foot and was last seen westbound on 108th Street. Suspect described as Caucasian, early 20’s, slim build, wearing glasses, a hoodie with the hood up, black sweat pants and running shoes.
At 1:16 AM a male entered an establishment in the 1300 block of 8th Street East. He produced a knife and demanded money and liquor. He was last seen on foot westbound. Suspect described as indigenous male, wearing all black with a purple bandana over his face.
At the same time, 1:16 AM , police received a report from a couple who had been walking on Main Street near Wiggins Ave. They were approached by two men who sprayed them with pepper spray and attempted to steal the woman’s purse. The suspects then ran off eastbound. Police are looking for two indigenous males both wearing dark clothing. The suspect with the pepper spray was wearing a toque.
No money, liquor or other property was obtained in any of the incidents. Other than the temporary effects of pepper spray felt by the couple on Main street, there were no other physical injuries related to the occurrences. Canine teams were on scene in each case, however no arrests have been made and the investigations are continuing.
Anyone with any information regarding any of these incidents are asked to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 1-306-975-8300 or Saskatoon Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477.
(Occurrence Number: 17-21510, )
Saskatoon Police Service