Man wanted in armed robbery at 7-Eleven in southeast Calgary
Calgary police have issued a warrant for 30-year-old Tyler Wayne James Ratledge, in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store earlier this week.
Police said a man entered the 7-Eleven at 3725 30 Ave. S.E. last Sunday. Investigators suggested he picked up several electronic items and poured himself a coffee before approaching the till.
“As the clerk rang in the items, the man produced a handgun, pointed it at the clerk and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and left the store,” police said in a press release Tuesday. They asked for the public’s help in identifying him.
On Wednesday, police said they have identified the man in Sunday’s surveillance video as Ratledge, now wanted for armed robbery. Investigators said Ratledge has ties to Olds and Bowden in central Alberta.
He is about 5’6” tall, with a slim build, short brown hair and tattoos covering his right arm.
At the time he was wearing a white Nike T-shirt with “BEAST” written on the front and black jeans.
Police are asking anyone with information to call their non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.