Police arrest suspect armed with pitchfork
Drumheller RCMP have arrested a male suspected of armed robbery and charges are pending.
The police received a report on October 31 around 3:50 p.m. that a victim was approached by a male with long dark hair and a pitchfork. The suspect then produced a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet. The victim refused and left the area.
Police located the suspect and arrested a 26-year-old male.
Following the arrest, another report came forward that the same suspect had allegedly pointed the pitchfork at a separate victim and stated that he was robbing the victim. Neither victim was injured in the incidents.
No name is being released at this time, pending the swearing of charges.
If anyone has information regarding these incidents or suspect, they are asked to contact the Drumheller RCMP Detachment at 403-823-7590 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”