Police investigating robbery spree

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating four robberies that occurred throughout the city overnight.

On Oct. 14 at approximately 9:15 a.m. a woman reported that she had been robbed at knifepoint by an unknown male at the Scotiabank ATM along the 2200 block of 5 Avenue South. The man approached the woman inside the ATM vestibule and demanded cash. She subsequently withdrew an undisclosed amount and provided it to the male. The suspect subsequently left in a vehicle. The woman was not injured.

On Oct. 15 at approximately 12:36 a.m. an unknown male armed with a knife entered the Comfort Inn along the 3400 block of 23 Avenue South and demanded cash. None was provided and the male left the hotel without further incident. The suspect fled the area in a vehicle.

At approximately 12:56 a.m. an unknown male armed with a knife entered Pizza 73 along the 400 block of 21 A Street North and demanded cash. The clerk was able to run out of the store and was not injured. No money was provided. The suspect left the area in a vehicle.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. an unknown male armed with a knife entered 711 along the 2000 block of Mayor Magrath Drive South and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount was provided and the male fled the area in a vehicle.

In each case the description of the suspect and his vehicle are similar.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in his 20s,  bout 5’6” to 5’”8 tall, wearing either a grey or blue hoody and dark glasses. The vehicle is described as an SUV, possibly a dark grey Ford Escape.

Investigation is ongoing and police are in the process of obtaining surveillance images.

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