Police are investigating after an armed man stole $200 from the Apex Quick Stop Monday. (Photo courtesy of RCMP)

Iqaluit police investigate armed robbery

Suspect in skull mask left the scene with $200

By Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit RCMP are investigating after a man in a skull mask, brandishing a fish-fillet knife, held up a convenience store on the road that leads to Apex on Monday.

At around 5 p.m., police received reports of an armed robbery at the Apex Road Quick Stop, according to a news release from RCMP. The suspect had fled by the time they arrived at the store.

Police say the suspect made off with about $200.

There were no injuries.

The suspect was wearing black pants, a black jacket, a skull mask, white gloves and carried a fish-filleting knife.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the suspect fleeing, or have any other information on the incident, to contact them at 867-975-0123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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(16) Comments:

  1. Posted by Punny guy on

    Looks like a real bonehead!

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  2. Posted by Big G on

    Actually, I think he is more of a numskull.

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    • Posted by X-Ray on

      He probably has a few skeletons in the closet…

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      • Posted by Punny guy on

        I imagine some people have a real bone to pick with this guy.

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    • Posted by Buddy ol’ pal on

      And he walks away with only 200 bones

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  3. Posted by Northern Inuit on

    man, I guess a guys gotta eat, he’s nothing but bones….

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  4. Posted by Worms on

    It was also the night that the skeletons came to life!

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    • Posted by Bone$ on

      He’d probably never seen as much food as this.

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    • Posted by Billy him or Billy me on

      They pull your hair UP but NOT OUT

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  5. Posted by Raven on

    No one was injured? That’s great. Stay safe.

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  6. Posted by warm regards and best wishes on

    This guy was neither staying warm, nor safe. Absolute disregard for the Apex quickstop mantra.

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  7. Posted by Arctic Circle on

    I can’t imagine what the clerk or employees where going through. I hope someone recognizes his body figure and hope he gets caught!

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  8. Posted by Robber wannabe, hope you will get caught on

    Robber wannabe, hope you will get caught

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  9. Posted by trapper on

    These types of crimes should be illegal

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    • Posted by The Old Trapper on

      You are as bad a thief as the guy in the article. Think up your own name instead of stealing mine.
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      THIEF

  10. Posted by Under Siege on

    I hope the guy gets caught and does time. A lot of young kids work at this store, and as a parent, I would not be a very happy camper knowing that my child was threatened at knife point. Catch this idiot.

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