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Vegreville RCMP respond to robbery


Police have identified a suspect in a theft, following response to what appeared to be a fight.

RCMP of the Vegreville Detachment were dispatched to a parking lot at the intersection of 50th Avenue and 60th Street in Vegreville, on March 24th, wherein two males were seen fighting,

Upon arrival, a Caucasian male got into an SUV and quickly drove away from the scene, with the second male remaining in the parking lot. Investigation into the incident revealed that the Caucasian male had stolen approximately $900 from the Wild Rose Inn located across the street from where the altercation occurred.  The fight observed by witnesses was the hotel clerk attempting to stop the suspect from getting away.  The clerk suffered no injuries.

Thanks, largely, to cooperative witnesses, the suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Dwayne Shane Soroka, of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.  There is a warrant for Soroka’s arrest.  He is known to drive a green 2001 Kia Sportage, bearing Saskatchewan license plate 938 HTH.

The RCMP Vegreville Detachment is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dwayne Soroka. He is described as being 6′ 2″, and 250 lbs., with brown hair and grey-coloured eyes.

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Police ask that if you see Soroka, not to approach him, in his vehicle or otherwise. Instead, call your local RCMP detachment or Crime Stoppers immediately.

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