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RCMP look to public after youths robbed

ST. PAUL - RCMP are reaching out to the public for information regarding an incident that occurred earlier this month, involving two youths who were robbed while walking home in St. Paul.

RCMP responded to a robbery between 48th Avenue and 49th Avenue on 52nd Street at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 8.

“As two youths were walking home, they were approached by two suspects who produced a knife and demanded they empty their pockets and stole both their cell phones,” according to a media release from St. Paul RCMP. “One of the suspects struck one of the youths with his fist and departed the area.”

The suspects were described as wearing all black and had baseball caps on.

RCMP is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the detachment.

“We all do work together. Without the public we can’t do our job,” said Cst. Monnika Hildebrand, speaking with the Journal about the incident. She encouraged anyone with information to reach out to RCMP, because they could have important details being sought by police.

While she couldn’t speak specifically to any injuries to the youth, she did note that no one was hospitalized due to the incident.

Any person with information about the incident, or any other crime, can call St. Paul RCMP at (780) 645-8870, or contact their local police detachment.

If a person wishes to remain anonymous, they can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).

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