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Youth charged for armed robbery in St. Paul

A youth has been charged following an armed robbery at the 7-11 in St. Paul. One adult is under investigation with charges pending in relation to this crime.

On April 19, 2019 at approximately 5:46 a.m. the St Paul RCMP responded to an alarm call of an armed robbery at the 7-11 on 50 Avenue in St. Paul, Alberta.

A male entered the store wearing a neck warmer over his face, brandished a gun and a knife pointing them at the clerk. The male demanded money and threatened to shoot the clerk. The male walked across the counter and stole lottery tickets and cigarettes before fleeing the store. The male was described to police and security footage was obtained.

A male youth was later located with the assistance of police dog services and was arrested for armed robbery, wearing a disguise with intent to commit a criminal offence, two counts of resisting arrest, two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, two counts of breaching a youth sentence order and four counts of failing to comply with a recognizance entered into before a Justice.

An adult male was arrested in relation to this event and is currently under investigation with charges pending.