Convenience store robbery

Red Deer RCMP are searching for two men after a convenience store robbery early Monday morning.

Red Deer RCMP are searching for two men after a convenience store robbery early Monday morning.

Police say the men entered the Express 24 store around midnight on Greenham Drive and made demands to the clerk.

The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

Police brought in a dog team but failed to locate the pair.

Police believe there may have been a vehicle waiting for them nearby.

Both men, who were almost identical in size and weight, tried to conceal their identities with pieces of clothing.

The first suspect is described as being white and standing 1.8 metres (five feet, 11 inches). He weighs about 73-77 (160 – 170 pounds).

He wore a green camouflaged zippered hooded jacket, blue jeans, gloves and running shoes.

The second suspect is described as white and standing 1.8 metres (five feet, 11 inches) and weighing about 73-77 kg (160 – 170 pounds).

He wore a camouflaged zippered hooded jacket, red T-shirt, black jeans and running shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to telephone police at 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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