On Feb. 21, 2023, at approx. 8:30 a.m., Whitecourt RCMP received a report of a robbery at the Fas Gas on Kepler Street. An unknown suspect entered the store pointed a firearm at the cashier and demanded money. The suspect then left on foot.

Responding officers located the gun used and identified it as a loaded CO2 powered BB gun.

While RCMP continue to investigate, we are asking for the public assistance in identifying the suspect.

The suspect is described as:


·         Red hoodie and black vest

·         Dark pants/jeans

·         Green or black rubber boots/winter boots

·         Black gloves

·         Black balaclava/mask

·         Dark tinted sunglasses/goggles

If you have an information about this crime or those responsible, please call the Whitecourt RCMP at 780-7785454. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).