Police seeking public assistance to identify suspect(s) in two robberies

Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect(s) in two convenience store robberies that took place in May.

On May 14, 2016 at approximately 4:35 a.m. an unknown female armed with a knife entered Petro Canada along the 500 block of 6 Street South and demanded cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes. An undisclosed amount of cash and property was provided the female left the store. She was observed meeting up male and the pair fled the area together. No one was injured.

The female was wearing loose fitting jeans, a ball cap with a grey brim, grey hoodie with the hood up and the draw string pulled tight around her face and black shoes with white soles and laces.

On May 19, 2016 at approximately 2:30 a.m. staff were in the back office of the Mac’s store along the 2500 block of Highlands Boulevard West when they heard a customer enter. As they walked out they observed an unknown female, armed with a hatchet, behind the counter. The woman demanded cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes. An undisclosed amount of cash was provided and the woman fled the store. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian female, with a medium build, blonde hair and a tattoo on her right wrist/forearm.  She was wearing a one piece, all black suit, a green and yellow bandana over her face and a black hat.

Investigation into both robberies is ongoing and police have not ruled out the possibility that the same suspect is responsible for both.

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. Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to an arrest.