Three men with firearm robbed Winfield-area home May 18

During the afternoon of May 18th, 2017, the Thorsby/Breton RCMP responded to a complaint of a robbery with firearm...

  • May. 19, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Submitted by Cst. Pilote

Thorsby/Breton RCMP Detachment


During the afternoon of May 18th, 2017, the Thorsby/Breton RCMP responded to a complaint of a robbery with firearm that occurred at a residence located just south of Winfield.

Three Caucasian males, including two wearing masks, entered the unlocked residence with intention to steal from it. They were surprised to see that a female was in the residence. The female was threaten with the firearms but was not harmed. The suspects stole various objects, including two firearms, and then left in a white truck.

The suspects were described as Caucasian males, medium built in their 20s or early 30s. The female was able to notice that one of them had a tattoo on his right jaw.

Investigation continues into this occurrence.

If you have any information pertaining to this matter, please contact the Breton RCMP at (780)696-3520. Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), at or text tip to You are not required to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest, you may be eligible to a cash reward.

Stolen RV

On May 19, 2017 the Thorsby/Breton RCMP was notified of a theft of a Westwind travel trailer from a residence on 34 Street in Mulhurst Bay.

The trailer was stolen shortly after 8 a.m. from the back alley of the residence. Witnesses observed a maroon or dark red Chevrolet or GMC extended cab pickup back up to the trailer, hook up and leave to the north. A female and male were observed in the cab of the truck.

If you have any information that could assist in this investigation, please contact the Thorsby RCMP at 780-789-3951; or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or if you wish to remain anonymous.



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