Teens make off with cash and cigarettes in Saskatoon armed robbery

Three people make off with cash and cigarettes in an armed robbery of a store on Russell Road in Saskatoon. File / Global News

Three people, one armed with a sword, made off with cash and cigarettes in an armed robbery of a Saskatoon business.

Staff at the business in the 400-block of Russell Road said two teens entered the store at around 11 p.m. CT on Tuesday.

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They confronted the clerk while a third person stood outside.

The trio then fled.

A police dog was unsuccessful in tracking the suspects.

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The first suspect is a teen between the ages of 16 and 17, between five-foot eight and ten with a heavier build. He was wearing a black sweater with a white undershirt, white cargo pants, a white and grey Blue Jays baseball cap, and had his face covered with a bandana.

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The second suspect is also a teen, between the ages of 12 and 15, five-foot five or six with a thin build. He was wearing a white sweater, black pants and had a black bandana covering his face.

There is no description of the third suspect.

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

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