Pitchfork wielding robber arrested in Drumheller

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Drumheller RCMP received a report on October 31 around 3:50 p.m. that a victim was approached by a male with long dark hair and a pitchfork.

The suspect then produced a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet. The victim refused and left the area.

Police located the suspect and arrested a 26-year-old Filipino male.

Following the arrest, another report came forward that the same suspect had pointed the pitchfork at a separate victim and stated that he was robbing the victim.

Neither victim was injured in the incidents.

The suspect will be appearing before a Justice for a Bail Hearing this morning.  No name is released at this time pending the swearing of charges.

If anyone has information regarding these incidents or suspect, they are asked to contact the Drumheller RCMP Detachment at 403-823-7590 or their local police.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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