Okotoks RCMP makes an arrest in Armed Robbery
Okotoks- AB, On 2017-01-04 at 01:41 hrs Okotoks RCMP members were dispatched to an Armed Robbery at 7-11 on Elizabeth Street in downtown Okotoks. A short time after responding, Okotoks RCMP was dispatched to a second Armed Robbery at another 7-11 on Milligan Drive in NE Okotoks. Both witnesses provided similar descriptions and in both cases a hunting knife was the weapon used.
RCMP Police Dog Service was called out and attended both locations in efforts to locate a track on the suspect. Extensive patrols were made by the RCMP members in the area and located a suspect matching the description driving a silver Volkwagon Jetta. The male suspect was arrested and is currently in custody in Okotoks.
No one was hurt during this Armed Robbery. Charges are pending.