Strathcona County RCMP are looking to identify the suspect involved in an armed robbery
The robbery occurred in the parking lot of the Esso Gas Station on Highway 16 in Ardrossan.
On Wednesday (August 2), at around 11:00 a.m., a male suspect hiding in the cab of a semi tractor-trailer holding a weapon demanded that the driver of the semi give him his keys.
The driver complied with the demands and was restrained by the suspect. 
A large quantity of cigarettes was stolen out of the attached trailer unit; the semi driver was not injured.
Police believe that the suspect may have had an accomplice.
Anyone with information about this incident can call the Strathcona County RCMP Detachment at 1-780-410-7741 or crime stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477.

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