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Lac La Biche are looking to identify the two suspects pictured. Image: Lac La Biche RCMP

Lac La Biche RCMP investigating armed robbery

Lac La Biche is looking to identify the two suspects pictured. Image: Lac La Biche RCMP

Lac La Biche RCMP is asking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects linked to an armed robbery.

It happened on Aug. 14 at approximately 11:50 p.m., when Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Pelican Hotel.

Two suspect males entered the hotel with what was believed to be a firearm and demanded money.

Suspect 2.

The suspects then fled in a truck with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured.

The male suspects are described as:

Suspect 1 – mask, grey and black hoodie, black pants, white shoes

Suspect 2 – white undershirt, black pants, sunglasses, black shoes, baseball hat, tattoo right forearm

The truck was later located abandoned in Calling Lake and was previously reported stolen from Vilna.

Please contact Lac La Biche RCMP at 780-404-2500 or your local police if you have any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.