Watson, Sk. Armed Robbery

Further to this investigation: as the suspect's mask came loose at one point during the incident, Lanigan RCMP are releasing a composite image of the suspect in an effort to have the public assist in identifying him.

At approximately 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 2017, Humboldt RCMP with assistance from Lanigan RCMP responded to a reported armed robbery at a business in Watson, SK.

An employee and a bystander had been sprayed with bear-mace by a lone suspect who went on to take property, including a purse containing an undisclosed amount of cash as well as debit and credit cards. The suspect then fled the scene, however no vehicle or direction of travel was observed.

The two people who were bear-sprayed were treated at the scene by local EMS and released.

Humboldt RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. He is described as:

- An adult, Caucasian male
- 5 ft. 9 or 10 inches tall
- Brown hair
- Wearing a white t-shirt, dark hoodie and a mask over his face

If you have information about this, or any other crime, please contact Lanigan RCMP at 306-365-1370. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip on-line at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.