Airdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP are asking the public for information to help identify a male responsible for the armed robbery of cash and cigarettes from the Petro Canada on East Lake Crescent in Airdrie.
On Saturday, May 27, 2017 at approximately 3:30 am, a lone male entered Petro Canada brandishing a knife. The male demanded cash and cigarettes. The male suspect left the store out the back door with a small amount of cash and cigarettes. The employee inside the store was not injured. It is believed the male fled from the store on foot.
Male suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male
- Approximately 5’6” tall and thin build
- Wearing a black hoody sweater with hood up, black sunglasses, dark jeans, and white sneakers.
Anyone with information on this occurrence or who can help identify the suspect is asked to contact Constable Robert Luz at the Airdrie RCMP Detachment 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: 2017-645993