Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Robbery

Posted on May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Wood Buffalo RCMP: On May 16, 2018, at approximately 8:00p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a robbery at a business on Franklin Avenue near Father Mercredi Street, in the downtown area of Fort McMurray. An undisclosed amount of Canadian currency was taken from the business. The alleged male suspect left on foot, and was reported to have headed north. RCMP set up scene containment, a police dog assisted in a search of the area, and Forensic Identification attended to examine the scene. No one was injured during this incident. The suspect has not yet been located and the RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Approximately 6’ tall
  • Slim build.

The suspect was wearing:

  • A white bandana over his face
  • Blue jeans
  • Sweatshirt with a hood

The investigation continues in relation to this incident. Anyone who witnessed this incident, or has video surveillance, is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040, or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

The police would like to thank the public for their assistance in solving crimes in the Wood Buffalo region.

Photograph of suspect attached

Media Contact:
Corporal Teri-Ann DEOBALD
Media Relations

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