Van torched after armed robbery in Saskatoon

Saskatoon police are on the lookout for four suspects after an armed robbery and vehicle fire on Saturday. Amber Rockliffe / Global News

SASKATOON – Saskatoon police are investigating a torched vehicle after an armed robbery on Saturday.

Just before 11 a.m., four masked men entered a store in the 100-block of 3rd Avenue South brandishing crowbars.

The suspects were wearing orange and white construction-type jackets with reflective tape on the sleeves.

They damaged display cases and made off with merchandise.

No injuries have been reported.

Around 12:30 p.m., a vehicle fire was reported in the area of Bottomley Avenue and Osler Street.

Police believe the van may have been used in the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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