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Regina police search for 3 suspects in reported east-end robbery

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The Regina Police Service are searching for three suspects involved in a reported robbery of an east-end business on Sunday. File / Global News

The Regina Police Service are looking for three suspects involved in a reported robbery of an east-end business when a gun was allegedly pointed at a loss prevention officer.

Police say the incident happened on Sunday evening when a man and woman entered a store in the 2000-block of Prince of Wales Drive.

The woman allegedly placed merchandise in her purse without paying, before they both left, according to police.

A loss prevention officer attempted to make an arrest but the suspects dropped the stolen items and ran to a nearby vehicle, police say.

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According to police, the driver of the vehicle pointed what they believe to be a firearm at the officer and drove away.

No one was injured in the incident, police say.

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Police describe the male suspect, who accompanied the woman inside the store, as about five-feet-11-inches tall and 180 pounds. He had a goatee and was wearing a puffy jacket and a hat.

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Police describe the female suspect as five-feet-six-inches tall and say she was wearing a black hoodie.

No description of the driver was obtained, other than being a male, police say.

Police say the suspects left in a red 2001 Dodge Dakota truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).