Didsbury, Alberta – On April 15, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Didsbury RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a gas station in Carstairs, Alberta. A male suspect parked a vehicle at a fuel pump and exited wearing a disguise.
The suspect approached an employee and brandished what was believed to be a firearm and then proceeded inside the gas station demanding money and merchandise. The suspect then fled the area in the vehicle with an undisclosed amount of money before police arrived.
The male suspect is described as:
- Approximately 5’6” – 5’7”
- Black hoddie and hat
- Dark jeans
- White shoes
The suspect vehicle is described as:
- Dark coloured Pontiac Gunfire
Police believe the suspect and vehicle were also involved with two other robberies that occurred in Lacombe on April 15 at approximately 11:54 a.m. and April 16 at 2:10 a.m. The investigation’s continue.
Didsbury RCMP and Lacombe Police Service are asking if you have information about these incidents to please call the Didsbury RCMP at 403-335-3381 or Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279. 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.
Lacombe, Alberta – On April 15th 2017 the Lacombe Police Service received 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 at:
- 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 colored 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 and last seen travelling North bound on Hwy 2.
At the time of this release the matter is still under investigation.
If you have any information in relation to this file you can contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or Crime Stoppers at 403-340-8477
Police File Number: 2017-442866
Lacombe Police Service