RCMP Investigates Armed Robbery at Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Store in Airdrie

Airdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP are asking the public for information to help identify a male responsible for the armed robbery of cash from the Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Store on Main Street South in Airdrie.

On Sunday, June 11, 2017 at approximately 9:50 pm, a lone male entered the Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Store. The male was wearing a medical face mask over his face and stated that he had a gun but, no weapons were witnessed by the cashier. The male demanded cash from the cashier and then fled from the store on foot. The employees inside the store were not injured.

RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Services were called in to assist with the investigation.

2017-729775-male-suspect-co-opMale suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male wearing a medical face mask
  • Approximately 50 years old, 5’8” tall, and average build
  • Wearing a light-coloured long sleeved button up shirt, black cap with white symbol, and dark jeans

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: 2017-729775

Airdrie RCMP


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