Iqaluit police investigate armed robbery
Suspect in skull mask left the scene with $200
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.