Police are asking the public for help to identify a man who is believed to be responsible for robbing a southwest convenience store twice in one week.

In the first incident, a man walked into the 7-Eleven in the 2300 block of 162 Avenue S.W. on Monday, October 9, 2012, just before 1 a.m. and passed a note to the clerk at the till stating that he had a gun and wanted money and cigarettes.

The man put the items into his backpack and left the store.

He is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Fair skin
  • Slim build
  • Weighing roughly 73 Kg or 160 lbs
  • 188 cm or 6’2” tall
  • Between 30 to 35 years old

The man was wearing:

  • A black jacket with the brand name “Helly Hansen” written in white letting vertically across the sleeves of the jacket. The letters “H & H” were also written in white lettering on the front left side of the jacket
  • He was also wearing a dark-coloured baseball cap
  • Black sunglasses
  • Dark-coloured shoes
  • Grey sweatpants with two black, vertical stripes on each side

The second robbery happened at the same 7-Eleven on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at about 1:15 a.m.

Police say a man matching a similar description to the October 9 robbery entered the store and told the clerk that he had a gun and demanded money and cigarettes.

He also grabbed lottery tickets before fleeing the store.

Anyone with information about the identity of man, or about these robberies, is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of these methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
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