Man pointed firearm around Wetaskiwin Circle K store Sept. 14

Man pointed firearm around Wetaskiwin Circle K store Sept. 14

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate firearms offences

A local convenience store saw a harrowing incident over the weekend, and police are looking for a man related to the incident.

According to Wetaskiwin RCMP spokesperson Cst. Shaun Marchand, “On September 14, 2019 Wetaskiwin RCMP were advised of a complaint that at 01:00 hours, a lone male with his face covered, holding a long barreled firearm, entered the Wetaskiwin Circle K.

“The male pointed the gun all around the store and left on foot in an unknown direction. Nothing appears to have been taken. The male employee was not injured. No rounds were discharged. The suspect is described as an indigenous male wearing a grey, white and black jacket, a black LA Lakers hat, black pants and a stud earring in his right ear.

“Wetaskiwin City RCMP are currently investigating matter. The RCMP is seeking assistance in identifying the suspect.

“If anyone has information regarding these suspects, they are asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment at 780-312-7267 or their 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.”

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca