Five arrested in Fort Saskatchewan armed robbery


Five people are in custody after an armed robbery in Fort Saskatchewan Thursday afternoon. RCMP responded to the Telus store on 94 Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. Police said two men entered the store and attempted to steal cell phones. An employee confronted the thieves and suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. The two men fled the scene, and the employee was taken to hospital, RCMP said. No one else was injured. A person saw the two thieves run into a vehicle and gave the licence plate to police. TheRead More

RCMP arrest two men in connection with armed robberies


The Portage la Prairie RCMP have made two arrests following two armed robberies, one of which involved a screwdriver, on Friday. Around 8:30 p.m. the RCMP went to Tupper Street in Portage la Prairie for an armed robbery. Officers said two people were walking home from work when they were reportedly approached by two men, who robbed them of a cellphone, debit card, money and a backpack at knifepoint. The suspects then fled. While RCMP investigated the incident, another armed robbery was reported nearby, this one involving a screwdriver insteadRead More