Thief weaponizes slush drink
Calgary police are hoping to put on ice a serial cigarette thief who hurled a slush drink in one of the heists.
Since June 14, police say a man has entered eight Calgary convenience stores where he lunged over the counter to grab cigarettes before fleeing.
“In one case, the man also threw a Slurpee at the clerk before taking the cigarettes,” police said in a statement.
No store employees were injured in any of the thefts. the suspect is described as Caucasian, between five foot eight and five foot 10, with a medium build, cleanshaven and short grey hair. He was also missing teeth.
anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477.