Saskatoon Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred earlier today.
At approximately 12:30 a.m., October 1, 2018, Patrol members responded to a convenience store in the 3700 block of Diefenbaker Drive after reports that a lone male had entered the store and produced a rifle, demanding cash and cigarettes. The suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. He was last seen running northbound in the alley behind the store.
The store employee was not injured.
The suspect is described as being 5'6" in height and was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and a dark grey hoodie. The man had the hood up and used it to conceal his identity. He also had a black belt on with a large silver belt buckle and was wearing black shoes with white soles.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Saskatoon Police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.