Lethbridge Police are investigating after a male was robbed at knifepoint early Tuesday morning.
On September 17, 2019 at approximately 6:54 a.m. police responded to a report of a robbery along the 100 block of 13 Street North. Investigation determined a 19-year-old man was sitting behind the Dollarama store when he was approached by three unknown males who asked for drugs. One of the males subsequently produced a machete and demanded cash. The victim immediately ran from the area and was chased by one of the males for a short distance. The victim was ultimately able to escape and did not sustain any injuries but his bicycle and back pack were stolen.
Later in the morning police reviewed video surveillance in the area and obtained images of the suspects.
The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect 1: Caucasian male, mid 20s, approximately five feet tall, skinny build with blond hair
Suspect 2: Aboriginal male, mid 20s, skinny build with facial hair, wearing a black hoodie with the hood up, jeans and a black bandana around his neck
Suspect 3: Aboriginal male, mid 20s, skinny build, wearing a dark sweater, dark sweatpants and red shoes
Anyone who witnessed this incident, recognizes the suspects or has other information, is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.