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RCMP allege man used rubber chicken during Tim Hortons robbery

On Feb. 11, 2020 at approximately 1:22 p.m., RCMP allege a male suspect placed a rubber chicken over a donation box to conceal it, and left the business. .
On Feb. 11, 2020 at approximately 1:22 p.m., RCMP allege a male suspect placed a rubber chicken over a donation box to conceal it, and left the business. . RCMP handout

RCMP are hoping to identify a man who allegedly used a rubber chicken to help him steal from a Tim Hortons in southern Alberta earlier this month.

Police allege the man placed a rubber chicken over a donation box sitting on the front counter and used the prop to conceal the box as he left the business.

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The incident, which happened at the Tim Hortons in CrossIron Mills mall on Feb. 11, was captured on camera.

On Thursday, RCMP released a picture of the suspect, who they described as wearing a blue sweater or jacket, a balaclava and “holding a rubber chicken.”

On Feb. 11, 2020 at approximately 1:22 p.m., RCMP allege a male suspect placed a rubber chicken over a donation box to conceal it, and left the business.
On Feb. 11, 2020 at approximately 1:22 p.m., RCMP allege a male suspect placed a rubber chicken over a donation box to conceal it, and left the business. RCMP handout

It’s unknown how much money was in the donation box.

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Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.