Juvenile Robs Cochrane Pub After Closing – UPDATED

Cochrane, Alberta – The Cochrane RCMP have arrested and charged two male youths with the Robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of August 16th, 2017 in Cochrane, Alberta.  Both males have been charged with one count of Robbery and one of the males has an additional charge of Assaulting a Police Officer.  The names of the two accused males will not be released.

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“Sometimes its a great combination of timely, anonymous tips from the public, great video surveillance in the area and excellent police work by the police officers on shift, that brings the investigation to a speedy conclusion” says Cst. Kary Moore.

The RCMP would like the public for coming forward and reporting suspicious activities that they observed on the night of this occurrence.

BACKGROUND

Cochrane, Alberta – On August 16th, 2017 at approximately 12:05 am the Cochrane RCMP responded to a Robbery complaint at a West Valley area pub. The suspect entered the pub after it had closed for the night and presented a weapon to the clerk and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken along with 3 bottles of liquor. The clerk was not injured in the robbery.

The male suspect, a young person from Cochrane was arrested a short time later in Cochrane. The suspects name will not be released as he is under 18 years of age.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery are 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.

Cochrane RCMP


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