Two Males, Armed with long barreled firearms, rob gas bar of money and cigarettes

Maskwacis, Alberta – Last night at 10:19 p.m. a local gas bar was robbed at gun point by two males, and the RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying the suspects.

Two masked suspects entered the gas bar armed with long barreled rifles. One suspect had a sports type bag which he demanded be filled with money and cigarettes. The second suspect pointed his firearm at a different employee and demanded he lay on the ground.

None of the employees in the gas bar were injured, and no shots were fired.

The suspects fled with a bag full of cigarettes and a small amount of cash. It is believed they got into a vehicle described as a 2010 Nissan SUV which was black or dark red in colour

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1:

  • Caucasian male
  • Wearing grey Crooks and Castles hoodie, grey sweatpants, bright red shoes, black mask

Suspect 2:

  • Male, unknown race
  • Wearing black hoody, black pants, black shoes and white socks, with white socks on his hands

The Wetaskiwin RCMP General Investigation Section as well as the Maskwacis Community Response Unit are assisting with this investigation.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Maskwacis RCMP at 780-585-4600, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.

Wetaskiwin RCMP


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