Two people charged in Fas Gas armed robbery

Two people have been charged in the armed robbery at the West Park Fas Gas on 55th Avenue in Red Deer on Sept. 24.

Two people have been charged in the armed robbery at the West Park Fas Gas on 55th Avenue in Red Deer on Sept. 24.

Mitchell Brunet, 27, of no fixed address, has been charged with robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Karla Pittman, 28, of Red Deer was charged with robbery and two counts of failing to comply with undertaking.

According to Red Deer RCMP, Pittman stole two lighters, then purchased one lighter and left the store. Brunet also bought a lighter but pulled a baton from his sleeve as he was walking out the door, threatening to kill the Fas Gas employee.

They fled the scene in a silver Grand Am.

Both individuals are in police custody and will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Wednesday morning.

Pittman made her first court appearance on Monday. She reserved her plea on charges including theft and breaching release conditions.

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