Armed robbery at a business on Whitecap First Nation

At approximately 11:00 p.m. on June 5, 2018, Saskatoon RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery that occurred at a business located on Highway #219 on the Whitecap First Nation.

Investigation has determined two male suspects wearing balaclavas entered the business armed with machetes. During the incident, an employee was pushed to the ground, and was not injured. A second employee was able to call police.

Cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of money were taken from the business.

The suspects stole a vehicle and left the scene travelling north, towards Saskatoon. The vehicle was later located abandoned on a dirt road north of the service station.

This investigation is currently ongoing with the assistance from Saskatoon RCMP Forensic Identification Section (FIS).

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact their local police service, Saskatoon RCMP at 306-975-5173, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).