On Jan. 9, 2023, at approximately 7:08 p.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP were dispatched to an armed robbery at a cannabis store located at 4908 50 Street in the town of Millet.

Wetaskiwin RCMP with the assistance of RCMP Police Dog Services determined that two males entered the store with a hand gun and bear spray.  Suspects made off with money and cell phones belonging to the victims.  The two suspects fled the scene where Police Dog Services track the suspects to the alley where it appeared there was a vehicle waiting for them. 

Extensive patrols were made by the Wetaskiwin RCMP; however, the suspects were not located.

The suspects used the bear on the victims before exiting the store.

Description of Suspects:

  • 2 males believed to be Caucasian
  • Both wearing dark clothing and bandanas over their face
  • One male was carrying bear spay
  • The other male was carrying a pistol shaped gun.

Investigation is still on going.

The Wetaskiwin RCMP is seeking assistance from the citizens of Millet in the down town area, to help identify the suspects responsible.  RCMP are asking to check for video footage or photos of the suspects and vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP General Investigations Section at 780-312-7200 or your local police.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.