News Release: Armed Robbery

Saskatoon Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred early Sunday.

At approximately 3:30 a.m., March 10, 2013, a male suspect approached the pharmacy counter at a drug store in the 2100 block of 8th Street East.  He jumped over the counter and threatened the staff member with a can of bear spray and a machete.  He demanded prescription medication.  When other staff attempted to intervene the suspect showed was was believed to be a handgun tucked into his waistband.  He then fled the store with the medication.  No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a First Nations male in his mid 20’s, approximately 6′ tall, thin, with an acne scarred face.  He was wearing a black ballcap with a white symbol and a gold tag on the brim, a baby blue zip-up hoodie, black track pants with a white stripe, black shoes, and a pink and white bandanna.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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