Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate armed robbery in Millet Dec. 17

Multiple suspects sought in armed robbery at liquor store

  • Mon Dec 19th, 2016 6:00am
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Submitted by Cst. Holly Porterfield

Wetaskiwin RCMP

On December 17th, 2016, the Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a liquor store in Millet. Three suspects were involved and they fled with a 12 pack of beer. The RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify any of the suspects.

At approximately 2:40 p.m., a male suspect entered the store, brandished a firearm, and demanded that the cashier open a register. The suspect did not get cash from the store but did leave with beer. The suspect left and got into waiting car where there were at least two other occupants (one male / one female) in the car. The car was seen heading towards Wetaskiwin.

The cashier in the liquor store was not harmed. It has not been determined if the firearm was real.

The male suspect was wearing a ski mask, but was caught on video earlier without the mask. He is described as:

Caucasian

Approximately 5’8” / slim build

At the time he was wearing sunglasses, black ball cap, black jacket, blue jeans and a scarf

Yellow, crooked teeth

Dark features

Unshaven

The second male suspect involved is described as:

Tall, slim build

Short groomed, dark hair

Tattoo of a treble clef on the right side of his neck

At the time he was wearing blue jeans, a grey sweatshirt, large gold chain, a black ball cap and sunglasses

The female suspect is described as:

Slim build

Long, past her shoulders, died dark red hair, parted on the side

Caucasian

Black nail polish

At the time she was wearing leggings and bulky black and red sweatshirt.

The suspect car is described as a dirty green four-door vehicle, possibly a Nissan.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7200, or call your local police detachment. If 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.