RCMP are investigating two robberies in Selkirk, Manitoba and say they might both be related.
The first robbery occurred November 23 when the Co-op gas bar on Main Street was robbed at around 7:30 p.m. The suspect threatened an employee with a weapon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Two people outside the gas bar witnessed the robbery and police are looking to speak with them.
The same night at around 8:30 p.m., the Safeway gas bar on Main Street was also robbed. A man walked in and demanded money while threatening the clerk with a weapon. He made off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
In both robberies, the clerks weren’t injured.
Suspect #1 (Co-op): Male, aboriginal in appearance, approximately 6’0″ tall with long black hair. He was wearing a hooded sweater, black sunglasses, a red scarf over his face, white shoes and a big checkered jacket.
Suspect #2 (Safeway): Male, approximately 5’10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black balaclava with sunglasses, light blue jeans, white running shoes and a grey and black winter jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Selkirk RCMP at (204) 428-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.