UPDATE: Tuesday, February 5th 2019 – RCMP media release – On Mar 4 at approximately 3:15 pm a business on 6th Ave in Prince Albert was robbed by two suspects using a firearm. The Prince Albert Police notified the surrounding RCMP detachments of the incident and of a suspect vehicle.
At approximately 5:15 pm RCMP in Humboldt were called to a business on Main Street in the town of Jansen. Two males with covered faces and weapons in hand, exited the same vehicle described in the Prince Albert robbery and approached the business. However, the owner and staff saw the males approaching and locked the doors. The males tried to force their way into the business, but were not successful. The males then returned to the vehicle and fled the scene.
Then at 6:05 pm, it is believed the same males given their description, entered a store in Spalding. They were carrying a knife and sawed off rifle. A male patron was assaulted by the pair as he tried to disarm the suspects. There were other employees and patrons in the store at the time. The male suspects then fled in the same vehicle and it is believed the vehicle headed north out of Spalding.
The two male suspects are believed to be accompanied by two females that were driving the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle was stolen from Saskatoon and is described as a black, 2016 4 door Volkswagen Golf hatchback.
The suspects in this string of robberies and attempted robberies have just been arrested south of Invermay Sask. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating the suspects. The incidents are still under investigation.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Be On Look Out for Black VW 4 Door Golf suspected in Recent Armed Robberies
Monday, February 04, 2019 – 6:37 pm – – RCMP are seeking the publics assistance.
Members are currently searching for a vehicle described as a black 4 door VW Golf hatchback plate number 815 LHI last seen in the Spalding area.
It is thought there are 3 occupants in the vehicle.
Occupants are suspects in 3 armed robberies in Prince Albert, Jansen and Spalding.
If you observe this car do not approach.
Suspects are considered armed and dangerous.
Please contact local police, dial 911 or 310-RCMP if observed.