A man with a machete tried to steal money by prying open a cash register last night.
Police were called at 9:20 to the restaurant in the 300 block of Idylwyld Drive North in Saskatoon.
The man had run away when the staff confronted him.
It was about 10 minutes later when police heard that a man with a mask and a machete stole cash and cigarettes from a nearby gas station, at the 100-block .
Police believe the events could be connected.
The male suspect is described as wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, black and grey shoes, grey gloves, and a white shirt.