Regina Police looking for publics assistance in armed robbery and assault

The Regina Police Service is looking to the public for help after an armed robbery and an assault involving a knife.

Last night police were dispatched to the 900 block of Garnet Street for the report of a weapons offence, where a male had been assaulted with a knife and sprayed with pepper spray or bear mace.

Police arrived and located the 54-year-old injured male, who reported that he was approached from behind by the suspect, who held a knife to the victim and demanded money. After a struggle that left the victim injured, the suspect bear sprayed the victim and fled east.

The male was transported to the hospital with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

The suspect is described as male, appearing in his thirties, thin build, long hair, no facial hair, wearing an orange hoodie.

Anyone with information that could help police in the investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Regina Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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