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Spirit River RCMP investigate armed robbery


SPIRIT RIVER, A.B. — Mounties are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Wanham, roughly 30 kilometres east of Spirit River last weekend.

On Saturday June 3, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a man wearing a disguise entered a business carrying what a witness believed to be a firearm and demanded money. The male suspect then unsuccessfully attempted to break into an ATM machine before he left the business.

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The suspect fled the area heading south on Highway 773 on a blue and white motorbike, believed to be a Yamaha Sport/Enduro or similar style wearing a grey Under Armour hoodie and a black backpack with red accents.

Police have released a composite sketch of the suspect. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Spirit River RCMP at 780-864-3525 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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