Calgary police seeking man allegedly responsible for string of convenience store armed robberies

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Calgary police are asking for help in identifying a suspect who is believed to have conducted a string of armed robberies in the city.

An unidentified man has robbed at least eight different convenience stores, threatening the clerks at gunpoint, in northeast and southeast Calgary, between Aug. 25 and Dec. 15, 2020.

At each store, he demanded cash, lottery scratch tickets and cigarettes.

Calgary police released images taken from camera footage on Wednesday. The man is described as a white male, in his 20s or 30s, with a medium-to-heavy build. He’s about six feet tall and has a bearded chin.

In some of the footage, he is wearing a black Crooks and Castles hoodie.

Investigators are encouraging anyone with information on the suspect’s identity to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number at 403-266-1234 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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