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Bike-riding suspect meets victim, returns wearing mask to attempt robbery with machete
Published Tuesday, April 16, 2019 10:04AM CST
Police are looking for a suspect who spoke with a man and biked away, before he returned wearing a mask and tried to rob him with a machete.
Officers were called a convenience store in the 3100 block of Five Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
According to police, a 26-year-old man was walking near the store when another man approached him on a bicycle. The suspect rode his bike a few metres away, when police say he put on a mask, pulled a machete out of his pants and tried to rob the victim.
The man was able to escape on foot.
The suspect is as an Indigenous man in his mid-20s to early-30s. He has short black hair and was wearing a black hoodie.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.