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Youths Assaulted in Stony Plain Armed Robbery

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June 5, 2019 at 8:44 am - Home, Local News
By Erika Chorostil

Parkland RCMP are searching for four suspects after two youth were robbed at knifepoint in Stony Plain.

Around 10:30 pm on May 28th, a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old female were walking through Outdoor Wellness Park towards the Skate Park. When they entered the tunnel underneath the train tracks, they were approached by three males asking for money.

When the youth refused, the three males attacked the male youth and a knife was used to threaten him. A fourth male joined the group and continued to assault the victim. The female youth was then assaulted when she attempted to pull the attackers off of the victim.

The attack ended when the suspects made off with one of the victims’ backpack, fleeing the scene in a blue four-door car.

The two victims suffered non-life threatening injuries in the attack. Police were notified of the assault at 12:07 am on May 29th and were given detailed descriptions of the suspects and getaway car. Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects.

Suspect 1 is described as:

• Black male
• 18 – 21 yrs. old
• 6 ‘tall
• Slim build
• Curly short hair, ½ inch in length
• Dark colored jeans
• Grey hoodie
• Scars on top of right forearm

Suspect 2 is described as:

• Black male
• 18 – 21 yrs. old
• Curly short hair, 1 inch in length
• Sunken in eyes
• Broken nose (crooked to the left)
• Black hoodie with gold or brown writing
• Grey sweat pants
• White sneakers with a black logo
• Watch on left arm
• Accent

Suspect 3 is described as:

• Black male
• 18 – 21 yrs. old
• Bald
• Chiseled, narrow jaw
• Large ears
• Chapped lips
• Broken knuckles
• Black canvas hoodie
• Black sweat pants with a white line going down the side
• Accent

Suspect 4 is described as:

• Black male
• 18 – 21 yrs. old
• Bowl hair cut
• Green t-shirt with circular design with red, yellow, blue and black in it
• Wearing a bracelet
• Accent

The vehicle is described as the following:

• Parked on Brown Street near pedestrian bridge
• Blue
• 4 door
• Dual exhaust
• Honda or Kia
• Silver rims
• Grey fabric interior
• Halogen headlight and taillights
• Dent on back passenger left door approximately 3×5 inches in size
• Aftermarket exhaust (high pitched), dual exit exhaust
• V6 or 4 cylinder engine (by the sound)
• Driver was Suspect 1

The victims advised that another couple had been walking in the vicinity prior to the attack. RCMP would like to speak to this couple as they may have some information that will assist with the investigation.

If you have any information in relation to this incident, please contact Parkland RCMP at 780-968-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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