Calmar, Alberta – On the afternoon of June 18th, 2015, an armed robbery occurred at the Olympic Aloha Bar in Calmar, Alberta.
Two males had entered the business on the date in question and placed their orders for food and beverages. Upon finishing their meals, the two males brandished a firearm and demanded money from the employees. During the course of this armed robbery, two employees were assaulted by the suspects. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the cash register of the business. The two males fled the scene in a vehicle
Investigation by police resulted in the arrest of Austin Smith (Age 21) of Leduc, Alberta and Brett Holm (Age 22), of Edmonton, Alberta. The accused have been charged with armed robbery, uttering threats, assault with a weapon, assault, using an imitation firearm during the commission of an offence, breach of probation and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public. Smith and Holm appeared in court yesterday and were remanded into custody until their next court appearance on July 23, 2015.