Two men wearing hard white masks, like the one pictured above, robbed an Elkhorn gas station Wednesday evening. (VIRDEN RCMP)
Two men wearing opaque white masks robbed an Elkhorn gas station of cash and lottery tickets on Wednesday evening. One was brandishing a handgun, the other had a hammer.
RCMP from Virden responded to the armed robbery call at about 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 21; they continue to investigate with the assistance of the Brandon RCMP’s Major Crime Unit.
After robbing the lone cashier, the pair fled.
One was described as having a slim build, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, short dark brown unkept hair, darker skin and a scruffy beard. He was wearing a red hoodie, light blue jeans and was armed with a handgun.
The other was described as short and stocky, like a body builder, and about 5-foot-2, with, short dark brown unkept hair and sideburns. He was wearing dark blue jeans and a blue zip-up jacket and had a hammer.
Both were wearing hard white full-face masks.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Virden RCMP at 204-748-2135 or Crime Stoppers.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition August 23, 2013