Crowsnest Pass RCMP Investigating Armed Robbery

Police have arrested a man wanted in Lethbridge, following a convenience store robbery early Tuesday in Blairmore.

Mounties in the Pass are looking into a convenience store robbery early Tuesday morning (Dec. 4).


Crowsnest Pass RCMP received a call around 1:30 am of an armed robbery at the Blairmore, Shell Gas Station/Circle K.


A man walked into the business and pointed under his clothing, what a witness believed to be a firearm. The man left the business with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured. The suspect was later located by officers from the Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass Detachments and was arrested without incident. 


The man was wanted in connection with offences committed in Lethbridge the day before. 


The accused is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.  He faces charges of robbery, theft and breach of his release conditions.

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