April 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at gas bar

April 25, 2017 1:11 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar the evening of April 23, and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect.

Shortly after 9 pm on April 23, a man entered the Canadian Tire Gas Bar located at 5908 50 Avenue and claimed to have a gun in his pocket. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, cigarettes and an energy drink. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured in this robbery.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his mid-20s wearing a red and black hoodie over a flat-brimmed ball cap, jeans, and light-coloured shoes. Please see attached surveillance images.

If you know the identity of this suspect or have information about the investigation, contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.


Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP

photo of armed robber

photo of armed robber