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Leduc woman arrested for armed robbery of a business in Fort McMurray

Two individuals have been arrested for the armed robbery; RCMP still looking for third suspect.

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a Fort McMurray, Alt., business the morning of March 31, 2021. Two individuals entered the business located at the intersection of Signal Road and Thickwood Drive in Fort McMurray and demanded money.

A weapon was used during the robbery and two employees received minor physical injuries that did not require medical attention. An undisclosed amount of Canadian currency was taken from the business and the suspects left in a vehicle.

With assistance from Police Dog Services, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to the report immediately and were able to locate and arrest two individuals.

Jaclyn Louise Johnsen, 39, of Leduc, Alta., has been charged with:

· Robbery with a weapon x 2

· Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose x 2

· Possession of property obtained by crime

· Possession of controlled Substance

· Forcible confinement x 2

Alfred Richard Kamara, 27, of Edmonton, Alta. has been charged with:

· Robbery with a weapon x 2

· Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose x 2

· Possession of property obtained by crime

· Possession of controlled substance

· Forcible confinement x 2

· Fail to comply with a release order x 3

Johnsen was released following a Judicial Interim Release hearing and is scheduled to appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on April 14, 2021.

Kamara was remanded into custody following a Judicial Interim Release hearing and is scheduled to appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on April 7, 2021.

Police are looking for assistance in locating the third suspect involved in the robbery.

The third suspect is described as being a black male in his mid thirties, five-foot-eleven-inches tall with a stocky build and was last seen wearing a red and black jacket.