This Hyundai Elantra is one of two vehicles involved in a recent armed robbery at the Fas Gas in Millet. Photo courtesy of the Wetaskiwin RCMP

RCMP search for Millet Fas Gas robbers

No one injured in armed robbery

The Wetaskiwin RCMP and Wetaskiwin General Investigations Section are continuing an investigation of an armed robbery at the FasGas in Millet.

The incident took place on Nov. 28 at 12 p.m.

Two males entered the establishment, brandishing a black and silver sawed-off shotgun and demanded money. The suspects took cigarettes, lottery tickets, lighters, chocolate bars, and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The two males then left the location, heading west.

A witness described the two suspects leaving the area in two separate vehicles. One vehicle was a white, newer model SUV, possibly a Dodge Durango or Dodge Journey. The back window of this vehicle was smashed out. This vehicle was seen leaving southbound from the area.

The second vehicle was a new, white, Hyundai Elantra, Alberta Licence plate BSN 4694, which had been stolen from a vehicle in Edmonton. This vehicle left west bound on Highway 616 from the area.

No one was injured during the incident.

The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect #1

• Caucasian Male

• Over 6 feet tall, slim build

• No facial hair

• Glasses

• Wearing a black toque, a grey hoodie under a black hoodie or jacket, and dark coloured pants

Suspect #2

• Caucasian Male

• Over 6 feet tall, slim build

• No facial hair

• Wearing a dark brown Carhartt jacket with the hood up, slim legged black track pants with a white stripe down the side, and all black sneakers.

RCMP searched the area extensively for the suspects and the matter is still under investigation.

If you have any information about this incident contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267 or 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.

amelia.naismith@pipestoneflyer.ca

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