Female robbery suspects had painted moustaches

An armed robbery in Gasoline Alley on Thursday has police looking for two females who had painted moustaches on their faces.

An armed robbery in Gasoline Alley on Thursday has police looking for two females who had painted moustaches on their faces.

Blackfalds RCMP said that at approximately 1:50 a.m. the Esso Convenience Store located on the east side of Gasoline Alley was robbed at knifepoint.

Two Caucasian females, of undetermined ages, entered the store brandishing weapons. One female ran up to the till with a knife and demanded the clerk open the till while the other female remained at the door.

Both females attempted to obscure their identity by wearing large winter jackets and covering their heads. They also painted black mustaches on their faces. The suspects stole an undisclosed sum of cash and left the store on foot.

Video surveillance was obtained by the RCMP and is being reviewed.

Blackfalds RCMP are asking the public for their assistance to identify the suspects and provide any information about this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3333.