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Armed robbery suspect sought

By: Staff Writer

Posted: 08/8/2018 8:00 PM

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Steinbach RCMP said Wednesday afternoon that an armed robbery suspect is being sought after an incident in Steinbach on Tuesday night.

On Aug. 7, about 10:30 p.m., police responded to a panic alarm at First Choice Convenience on Main Street.

Store employees stated that a male entered the store wearing a black ski mask, black hoodie and grey sweat pants. The male held a gun up and demanded cigarettes and money. When he had received the items he asked for he fled on foot northbound on Kroeker Avenue past the fire hall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text "TIPMAN" plus a message to Crimes (274637).

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