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Suspect sought in downtown robbery near Alberta Drive

Last Updated Jan 11, 2019 at 6:03 am MST

Photo: Courtesy Wood Buffalo RCMP. Surveillance photo of suspect sought in robbery at a business near the area of Franklin Ave. and Alberta Drive in downtown Fort McMurray on Jan. 7, 2019.

Police are on the lookout after responding to a robbery at a business on Franklin Ave. near Alberta Dr.

At 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 7, 2019, Wood Buffalo RCMP believe the suspect entered the store brandishing a knife and demanding money.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money from the business, the suspect fled on foot along Franklin Ave.

The suspect is described as Caucasian male and tall with a slender build. He was also wearing a blue coverall with yellow reflective stripes, white hood, and black balaclava.

There were no injuries during the incident.

If you have any information about the incident in question, please contact law enforcement.