Armed Robbery - 1000 Block 8th Street East

Saskatoon Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place earlier this morning.

At approximately 4:40 a.m., October 5, 2017, Patrol responded to a convenience store in the 1000 block of 8th Street East after reports that two staff members were robbed at gunpoint. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as approximately 5'8" and 130 lbs. He wore a mask that covered half of his face, a blue hooded sweater, a black and red hat, blue jeans, black shoes and was carrying a brown backpack.

A canine track was undertaken but did not yield an apprehension or arrest.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Saskatoon Police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 17-105649)