Rimbey RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Rimbey Liquor Store.
Police say the incident was on Jan. 19 at about 8:30 p.m.
“One suspect entered the liquor store, pointed what is believed to be a handgun and made off with cash in a bag,” say police. “The suspect also took a box containing funds for a charity. The male suspect fled on foot, and no vehicle was seen.”
The employee on shift was uninjured.
Police describe the suspect as a man with brown eyes and black skin. He’s about 5’10” tall and was wearing a dark hoodie, grey pants and white gloves. Police say he was carrying a green/grey bag.
“Earlier in the day, a suspicious incident occurred where a male entered a residence uninvited and then left without incident when confronted by the homeowner,” add police.
“In that incident a male with black skin left the home in a black truck. The RCMP are working to determine if the incidents may be linked.”
If you have any information about this incident please contact the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2224, or call your local police. 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.