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Saturday , 16 October 2021

St. Paul RCMP looking for suspect in street robbery on Jan. 1

St. Paul RCMP are investigating a robbery that was reported in the early morning on Jan. 1.

Public assistance is being requested in the form of any information or available surveillance video.

At 4:00 a.m., St. Paul RCMP responded to a complaint of a male trying to get into vehicles in the area of 49 Street and 47 Avenue.

While the officers were patrolling, a second complaint was received of an armed robbery in the same area.

At approximately 4:15 a.m., two males were on foot when a lone male approached them and produced what was believed to be a handgun, demanding their wallets.

The suspect male is described as:

  • –      5’6” tall
  • –      Wearing a camo hoodie and black ball cap with a black & white bandana pulled over his face

The suspect took a dark green and cream mesh ball cap from one of the victims.

One of the victims received a minor injury during the incident. The suspect fled on foot.

The St. Paul RCMP continue to investigate.

Business owners in the area will be contacted by the RCMP and requested to check their surveillance video to see if any suspicious persons or activity was captured between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.

If you witnessed the incident or have any video or information related to the event please contact the St Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870.  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.