Suspects arrested in Edmonton convenience store robbery series

Edmonton, Alberta – A man and two youths are facing multiple charges in connection to a robbery series targeting convenience stores.

In December 2021, EPS Robbery Section was conducting investigations into two related robberies at 7-11 convenience stores. The first robbery occurred Dec. 16 at 167 Avenue and 76 Street, and the second occurred on Dec. 18 at 167 Avenue and 100 Street. In both incidents, three male suspects entered the stores; one produced a firearm and another produced a large knife, while the third suspect grabbed cash, and on the second occasion, cigarettes from behind the counter.

On Dec. 21, 2021, Stony Plain Road Beat members were conducting proactive patrol at the 7-11 at 157 Street and Stony Plain Road when they observed a male running from the store and entering a vehicle matching the description of the getaway vehicle used in the earlier two robberies. The vehicle then sped away from the parking lot with its lights off. Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the 23-year-old male driver and a male youth passenger as suspects in the previous robberies.

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Ahmad Mohamad Al Aloi, 23 and the male youth, who cannot be identified, were arrested and charged with robbery with a firearm x3, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public x2, disguised with intent x2 and various unrelated warrants and breaches of conditions.

A third male suspect, who is also a youth, was arrested on Dec. 22, 2021 and charged with robbery x3, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public x2, disguised with intent x2, and use imitation firearm while committing an indictable offence x2 in relation to the robberies.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: R20R016

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