Cannabis store robbery leaves Edmonton police searching for suspects
CTV News Edmonton Published Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:13PM MST Last Updated Friday, December 13, 2019 2:27PM MST
EDMONTON -- Edmonton police are searching for two suspects they believe robbed a west end cannabis store before stealing a getaway vehicle and evading search efforts.
The robbery happened at the CannaMart located at 175 Street and Stony Plain Road around 9 p.m. on Thursday night.
Police say the pair stole merchandise from the store and made off in a vehicle they took from outside of the shop.
Staff and the stolen car's driver were uninjured in the incident.
Air 1, a canine unit and a police tactical team could be seen searching the Britannia-Youngstown neighbourhood east of the scene but no arrests were made.
The EPS Robbery Section has taken over the investigation.