No arrests or any other new leads have been reported with regard to the robbery committed by an unidentified man armed with a machete at 7:40 p.m. at the Reddi Mart in Ponoka on the night of Thursday, Feb. 13.
According to the account of the incident given by the RCMP Ponoka Detachment, the suspect produced a machete and demanded cash from the clerk. After taking the undisclosed amount of cash, the man then fled on foot and no vehicle was seen when the man left.
The suspect is described as approximately 5’3” in height and weighs between 120 to 140 pounds. He was wearing a black and white snow jacket with hood and black snow pants.
There were no injuries in the incident.
Should anyone have information on this crime, they are asked to contact the Ponoka RCMP at (403)783-4471 or Crime Stoppers at (800)222-8477.
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