Innisfail RCMP seek man wanted in convenience store armed robbery

An evening armed robbery of an Innisfail convenience store has Mounties looking for a male suspect.

Innisfail RCMP were called to the Mac’s Convenience Store on 41st Street at 9 p.m. on Dec. 17. Police said the male suspect entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The lone store employee working that evening complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash. The man fled the scene and the employee was not injured.

Police describe the suspect as 1.65 metres (five foot five) tall and skinny with white skin and dark eyes. He wore a dark blue and grey jacket. He had a deep, clear voice and most of his face and body were covered.

Police responded to the scene immediately, but were unsuccessful in locating the male. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. To report it online visit www.tipsubmit.com.

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