Strathmore, Alberta – On Jan. 2, 2020, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Strathmore RCMP received a call of an armed robbery that had occurred at a business located in Langdon, Alta. At approximately 10:30 a.m., four male suspects armed with a shotgun, handgun and a hammer committed an armed robbery of a business that resulted in over $5000 being stolen. The suspects fled in a vehicle.
Strathmore RCMP’s investigation resulted in the arrest of Kristopher Ronald Neergaard (49) of Mountain View County, Alta. He is facing 15 charges:
• Robbery with a firearm
• Disguised with intent
• Unlawful confinement (x2)
• Assault with a weapon (x2)
• Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public
• Pointing a firearm (x2)
• Use of a firearm while committing an offence
• Unauthorized possession of firearm
• Theft over $5,000
• Possession of stolen property of a value over $5,000
• Fail to comply with release order (x2)
Neergaard was remanded in custody following a judicial hearing and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Provincial Court on Jan. 16, 2020.
Strathmore RCMP are still trying to identify the other suspects involved in this incident and locate the suspect vehicle involved.
If you have any information about this incident or the vehicle involved, please contact Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
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