Grande Prairie RCMP looking to identify armed robbery suspect

Grande Prairie RCMP is asking the public for assistance in locating a man responsible for an armed robbery at the Avondale Convenience Store. The robbery happened just before 11:30 a.m. on September 26.

The individual is believed to have been armed with a can of bear mace. He approached the clerk and demanded money. As the panic button was pushed by the employee, the suspect made away with the entire cash drawer heading west.

He’s described as 5’6″ with a slim build. He was wearing a black hoodie which was pulled over his head, a black neck warmer over his face, and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 780-830-5700, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Thanks for Reading! is the voice of the Peace, bringing issues that matter to the forefront with independent journalism. Our job is to share the unique values of the Peace region with the rest of B.C. and make sure those in power hear us. From your kids’ lemonade stand to natural resource projects, we cover it–but we need your support.


Give $10 a month to today and be the reason we can cover the next story.


Social media doesn't show you everything!

Don't miss a story

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.