Ponoka robbery suspect with machete.

Police seeking machete-waving man in connection with Ponoka robbery

A machete-waving masked man robbed a Reddi Mart store in Ponoka on Thursday.

A machete-waving masked man robbed a Reddi Mart store in Ponoka on Thursday.

Ponoka RCMP say a lone man walked into the store at 3903 46th St. and demanded cash from the clerk before fleeing on foot around 7:30 p.m.

The clerk was not injured. The suspect’s face was covered by a black mask and he wore a checkered green, black and white snow jacket with a hood, along with black snow pants.

He is described as 1.6 metres tall (five feet, three inches) and between 54 and 64 kg (120 to 140 pounds).

Contact the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4471 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if you have any information on this incident.

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