Wednesday, 21 December 2011 09:29

Armed robbery at Duchess convenience store

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The small community of Duchess had to deal with a big city incident Dec. 20.

On Dec. 20 at approximately 4 p.m. ,two males and one female entered the Whistle Stop Convenience Store in Duchess, subjects were armed with a knife and firearm.  The culprit(s) demanded money from the store employees.  The culprits(s) made off with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.  There were no injuries to any of the victims.
The culprit(s) were seen leaving in a stolen white 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass car Alberta licence SEM-821, later recovered in Saskatoon.
The male brandishing the knife was described as aboriginal in appearance approximately 5'5 inches tall and between 130-140 lbs.  The second male was also described as aboriginal approximately 5'7 inches tall and between 140 -150 lbs. 

The males were wearing all black, their face was covered and they were wearing black skater shoes.  The female was described as aboriginal in appearance, approximately 5'3 inches tall and between 100-110 lbs, she was also wearing all black clothing and did not have her face covered.
The Brooks RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the persons responsible for this robbery.  Please contact the Brooks RCMP Detachment at (403)-794-4400, or Brooks & District Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 TIPS, or visit

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