SASKATOON – Three people are in custody following the armed robbery of a Saskatoon convenience store Tuesday morning. Just before 6 a.m. CT, officers were called to the business in the 700-block of Central Avenue in the Sutherland neighbourhood.
An employees told officers that two men wearing masks threatened him with a knife and a club and damaged items in the store. They then fled with cash and cigarettes.
No physical injuries were reported.
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As a result of the investigation, police conducted a traffic stop at McKercher Drive and Taylor Street. Two boys, both 17, and a 19-year-old Saskatoon woman were arrested in connection with the robbery.
One boy, who is from Borden, is facing six charges including robbery with violence, wearing a disguise, mischief under $5,000, uttering threats and two counts of possessing a weapon. He was also wanted on outstanding warrants.
Charges against the other boy, who is from from Prince Albert, include robbery with violence and wearing a disguise.
The woman is charged with being a party to the offence of robbery.
Members of the general investigation section continue to investigate