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Someone Dressed Like A Hockey Goalie Robbed A Beer Store In Manitoba

This is almost *too* Canadian.

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Police in Manitoba are looking for two people who robbed a beer store earlier this month. One of them was dressed as a hockey goalie... for some reason.

The Manitoba RCMP released security footage of the robbery, which took place early in the morning on Aug. 15 in the community of Russell, near the Saskatchewan border.
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The Manitoba RCMP released security footage of the robbery, which took place early in the morning on Aug. 15 in the community of Russell, near the Saskatchewan border.

This is not a joke.

Manitoba RCMP

The men broke the glass on the door, grabbed some cases of beer from the cooler, then made their getaway.

RCMP Manitoba

Police say the first man was wearing a jacket, ball cap, and had his face covered.

The second man wore a hockey jersey, a blocker, trapper, and was carrying a goalie stick.

"However, he may have been a defenceman or forward in disguise as he was wearing jersey #17 – a non-traditional number for goalies," the RCMP helpfully added.

So, that happened.

RCMP Manitoba

Police say that anyone who knows anything or who has "played against a goalie matching this description" should talk to the Russell RCMP.

You can watch the full surveillance video below. Add your own Benny Hill music.

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Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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