Carstairs gas bar armed robbery has police on the hunt for male suspect

An armed robbery at a Carstairs, Alta., gas bar, believed to be connected to two others, has the RCMP searching for a male suspect.

Police responded to the scene Saturday at about 9 p.m. They say a man wearing a disguise with what's believed to be a firearm demanded money and merchandise from the gas bar employee.

He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He's described as a white man, about five-feet-six-inches tall, wearing a black hoodie, a hat, dark jeans, white shoes and sunglasses. He's believed to be between 20 and 25 years of age.

The suspect left driving a dark-coloured Pontiac Sunfire.

Police believe the suspect and vehicle are involved in two other robberies on Saturday and early Sunday.

If you have information on the incident, the Didsbury RCMP at 403-335-3381 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.