Whitehorse RCMP are asking the public to be vigilant after two armed robberies and a break and enter took place Saturday morning.
Police did not provide further details, but said they are actively seeking two Whitehorse men who now face a series of charges.
The suspects are 21-year-old Timothy Clinton McKay and 32-year-old Corey Robert Cardinal.
Police said Sunday they believe the pair may be north of Whitehorse, in Pelly Crossing, Mayo, Dawson City, Inuvik, N.W.T., or surrounding areas.
McKay and Cardinal are both charged with:
• two counts of armed robbery; and
• one count of break, enter and theft from three local businesses.
McKay is also charged with:
• one count of uttering threats;
• possession of a weapon;
• five counts of breaching a probation order; and
• three counts of breach of recognizance.
Cardinal is also charged with six counts of breaching a probation order.
McKay is about five feet, 10 inches tall, of medium build, and wearing a black sweater.
Cardinal is wearing a grey sweater.
A black 2001 Acura MDX vehicle, which was stolen during Saturday’s crimes, has been recovered abandoned and rolled over, 15 km south of Stewart Crossing.
“We urge the public for any information that might aid in the apprehension of the two suspects,” police said.
If you see the men, do not approach them, but call the RCMP at 667-5555 immediately.