Robbers plague central Alberta businesses

Robbers plague central Alberta businesses

Falun Co-op, Millet liquor store robbed

There has been two incidences of local business being broken into and robbed over the Oct. 13 weekend.

The Falun Co-op was broken into as two unknown suspects backed a flat deck truck into the front main doors to gain access to the building.

At this time only snacks have been reported missing.

The Falun rural crime watch would like to remind people to stay aware of their surroundings and report and suspicious activity to low enforcement.

On Oct. 14 at approximately 5:30 p.m. the Wetaskiwin RCMP department responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at By The Way Liquor Store in Millet.

An unknown male and female entered the store, the male brandished a hand gun and demanded money from staff. The employee complied and the male and female departed the store with an undisclosed amount of money and liquor.

The male and female left westbound on Secondary Highway 616 in a light green colored Station Wagon/SUV similar to a Ford Focus. The staff member was not injured.

The male is described as native 5’10”, large build, wearing sunglasses, black jacket and jeans and a grey with red brim Chicago Bulls hat. The female is described as native wearing all black with a red Toronto Raptors hat.

amelia.naismith@pipestoneflyer.ca