Canwood Armed Robbery Suspect

On Thursday August 31, 2017, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Shellbrook RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a business on Main Street in Canwood, SK.


A lone male suspect entered the business wearing a mask and a black and yellow hockey jersey with number 15 on the back. The suspect was holding a long barrelled firearm and pointed it at an employee. An undisclosed amount of cash as well as cigarettes were stolen from the business. The suspect then fled, possibly in an older-model, light-coloured, 4-door sedan. No one was injured in the incident.


Photographs of the suspect and the possible suspect vehicle taken from the business' security cameras are attached.


The matter is still under investigation. Shellbrook RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect


If you have information regarding this or any other crime, please contact Shellbrook RCMP at 306-747-2606 or if you have information and you wish to remain anonymous in your reporting, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a tip via their website: or text in a tip: TIP206 + your tip to CRIMES (274637).