Police issue public alert after armed assault and robbery
Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012 4:09PM MDT
Edmonton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects, and have issued a public warning – in connection to a personal robbery in the Mill Woods area over the weekend.
Police said the incident happened on Sunday at about 10 p.m., after a woman had stopped at a convenience store to withdraw money from the ATM.
The woman was walking on a footpath on 75 Street and Mill Woods Road South, when a man allegedly approached her from behind, assaulted her with a weapon and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
Officers, the Canine Unit and Air-1 responded, but did not find a suspect.
The suspect is described as:
- 183 cm (6’) tall
- Between 72 and 77 kgs (160 and 170 lbs)
- Slender build
At the time, the suspect was described as wearing a dark-coloured hoodie, dark blue jeans and white sneakers. It’s believed he may also have dark hair.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact police via the Edmonton Police Service non-emergency line at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).