Morinville RCMP is investigating an armed robbery in Sturgeon County yesterday evening where the suspect threatened to shoot a convenience store employee if they didn't turn over cash.
On May 31 at around 7:35 p.m. the Morinville were sent out to deal with an armed robbery where a lone male wearing a mask, gloves and a hoody, entered the Calahoo convenience store with a handgun, the RCMP press release said.
The suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, as well as two 26oz bottles of dark rum.
"The suspect drove away in a white coloured, possibly a Kia, medium/compact sport utility vehicle, with the rear plate remove."
If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Moriville RCMP at 780-939-1600. 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 or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions). To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.