Suspect sought in armed robbery of Lakeshore business

Police are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at Bayshore Market in Chateau Suites on Lakeshore Drive

Police are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at Bayshore Market in Chateau Suites on Lakeshore Drive Friday night.

A lone male suspect, brandishing a hand gun, held up the business shortly after 10 p.m. and fled prior to police arriving.

A police service dog was called in to assist but was unable to located the person, according to a news release from RCMP Cpl. James Allemekinders.

No one was hurt during the incident. The male took an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as 16-21 year old, clean shaven, approximately 5’8” tall and 160 pounds, wearing a black puffy winter coat, blue jeans and running shoes. He was also wearing a black toque with some grey in it.

If you have any information about this robbery, contact Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-887-3333 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).