PONOKA NEWS STAFF
Police are looking for a man and a woman allegedly involved in an armed robbery in Blackfalds.
The incident occurred Nov. 14 at 8:45 p.m. at the Burnt Industrial Park in Red Deer County.
Police say a man armed with a firearm entered a Fas Gas while a woman waited at the door. The suspect then went to the counter demanding money from the employee. The man is said to have banged his gun on the counter demanding cash and cigarettes.
The bags were filled with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.
Police say both individuals were wearing face masks, and therefore identification at this point is still under investigation.
It is believed that there were three suspects involved: a the man in the store, a woman at the door and a third individual in the suspect vehicle waiting outside.
Police say the suspect vehicle is believed to be a grey 2011 Chevrolet Impala and at the time of the robbery was bearing Alberta trailer licence plate 4BR094.
The suspect vehicle is believed to be stolen from Red Deer on Nov. 10.
Armed robbery in Clive
Blackfalds RCMP are also investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Clive Nov. 13 at 11:30 p.m.
Police say a lone Caucasian man entered the Rooster bar producing a hand gun. He is described 5 feet, 8 inches tall and was wearing a leather jacket, black ski mask and prescription glasses.
Police say the man demanded money from the till and after taking off with an undisclosed amount of cash fled the scene in a Black Jeep, believed to be a Compass.
If you have any information about this crime or any other crime please contact the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if your information leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property and/or the seizure of illicit drugs you may be eligible for a cash reward.