July 15, 2019 1:33 pm
Updated: July 15, 2019 5:18 pm

RCMP searching for suspect wearing ‘Venom’ mask in Airdrie restaurant robbery

Tom Hardy stars as Venom in 'Venom.'

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RCMP in Airdrie are searching for a male suspect who robbed an A&W restaurant last Thursday while disguised as a popular Marvel Comics character.

Police said the thief was wearing a “Venom” mask — one of Spider-Man’s archenemies — and black padded motorcycle gloves and black pants.

According to RCMP, the person entered the store located on Edmonton Trail at around 4:30 a.m. and took off with an unknown amount of money.

Police released a photo of the suspect.

Courtesy: RCMP

The suspect is described as being five feet eight inches to five feet 11 inches tall with a medium build and a deep voice.

Police also said he was wearing a black nylon jacket with a hood, “BMW Motorsports” on the chest and a Puma insignia on the right arm.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or the Airdrie RCMP detachment at 403-945-7200.

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