Armed Robbery - 10 Block Assiniboine Drive

Saskatoon Police are investigating after a reported armed robbery earlier this morning.

Shortly after 4:00 a.m., August 9, 2018, Police responded to a report that a lone male had entered a convenience store in the 10 block of Assiniboine Drive armed with a hammer. The suspect demanded cash and cigarettes from the employee. He fled on foot with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The 36-year-old male victim was uninjured.

The suspect is described as an Indigenous male wearing a grey sweater that had a red front pocket, red hood and the number '18' on the front chest. He was wearing dark jeans and carrying a black backpack. The suspect also attempted to conceal his identity with a bandana.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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: 18-83538)