Saskatoon Police are investigating two attempted armed robberies that occurred over the weekend.
At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Feb. 17, two males wearing masks entered a restaurant in the 700 block of Central Avenue and demanded money armed with what appeared to be a hammer and a knife. The victim, a 67-year-old male employee, was able to defend himself and the suspects fled the restaurant without any cash.
Just 15 minutes later a second incident occurred at a restaurant in the 3500 block of 8th Street East. The victim reported that a lone male entered the store armed with a hammer and a knife and attempted to open the cash register. The 23-year-old male employee was able to defend himself and the lone suspect fled empty-handed.
The suspects are both described as Caucasian males. The first suspect is described as approximately 6'1" and wearing a blue down-filled jacket and blue jeans. The second suspect was approximately 5'10" and wearing a dark jacket with a hood and light blue jeans.
Police are investigating the possibility that these two incidents are related.
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact Saskatoon Police at 975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
News Talk 650 CKOM is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. See full commenting rules.