Police investigating robbery and assault

Lethbridge Police are investigating a robbery and assault following an incident Monday at Park Place Mall where a male was sprayed with bear spray.

On January 8, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m. four males entered iWorld and proceeded to grab multiple iPhones before running out of the store. Two male employees ran after the subjects and chased them south across the street to the alley along the 400 block of 1 Avenue South. In the alley, one of the subjects produced a can of bear spray and sprayed one of the employees in the face. The subjects fled prior to police arrival and a search of the area was negative.

The suspects are described as three black males and one Latino/Hispanic male, approximately 17-19 years old.

Investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.tipsubmit.com.