Police asking for help identifying robbery suspect

Photo courtesy Prince Albert Police

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who allegedly robbed a store Monday morning.

Officers responded to a robbery at a business in the 2600 Block of Second Avenue West at 5:20 a.m. July 16.

A lone employee told officers a woman entered the store, walked behind the counter and pulled out an uncapped needle. She pointed it at the employee and demanded $40 from the till. The suspect pulled the cash drawer from the till and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police attempted to track the woman but were unsuccessful. The employee was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, about 50 years old, with a blue jacket, pink pants, and brown hair with blonde and pink streets.

If you can identify the suspect or have information about this crime call Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477