Cochrane, Alberta – Cochrane RCMP are investigating 2 Armed Robberies of 2 Liquor stores, that occurred within 1 hour of each other, in the town of Cochrane.
Between the hours of 11:30pm on May 10, 2017 and 12:30am on May 11,2017 the Cochrane RCMP responded to two Armed Robberies, within one hour, at two separate liquor stores within the Town of Cochrane.
The suspect entered the first liquor store and presented a small knife to the clerk, and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of money was taken. The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction of travel. The clerk was uninjured. The suspect is described as a caucasian male, approximately 6′ 5″, wearing a dark hoody and dark pants. (attached are 2 photos of this suspect)
Approximately 30 minutes later the Cochrane RCMP then responded to a second Armed Robbery at a second Liquor Store in Cochrane. The suspect entered the store and presented a small knife to the clerk. The clerk did not comply with the robbers demands and there was a brief altercation between them. The clerk received some scratches. The suspect fled this liquor store in a dark coloured car. The suspect is described as a caucasian male, slim, approximately 6’3″ tall, wearing a black hoody with the hood up (and strings hanging down from under the hood) and black pants. (photos unavailable at the time of this release)
The Cochrane RCMP are still actively investigating these robberies. Further information will be released as it comes available.
Anyone with information regarding these robberies is asked to contact the Cochrane RCMP detachment at 403-851-8000. If you have information about this, or any other crime(s), and you want 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 it.) 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.