Suspect robbed liquor store, assaulted worker: Leduc RCMP

Leduc RCMP request assistance to identify robbery suspect

Leduc RCMP are looking for a suspect who is alleged to have robbed a liquor store and assaulted a staff member while doing it.

According to RCMP spokesperson Cst. Cheri-Lee Smith, “On November 8th, 2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m , Leduc RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery that occurred at Regal Wine & Spirits in Nisku, Alberta.

“It was determined that a lone male entered the store, approached the clerk, brandished a knife and demanded money. The clerk was assaulted and sustained minor injuries.

“The suspect male left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

“Extensive patrols were made by Leduc RCMP, but the suspect was not located.

“The suspect is described as:

· male

· wearing a black jacket, gloves and a balaclava

“Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this case.

“If you have information about this investigation, please call the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267, or your local police detachment. 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

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