June 2016 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at Express 24

June 21, 2016 3:16 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the man who robbed the Express 24 in the Highland Green neighbourhood at knifepoint in the early morning of June 19.

RCMP were called to the Express 24 on Howarth Street at 2:45 am after a man entered the store brandishing a knife at staff members and customers. The suspect walked behind the counter and demanded an undisclosed amount of money, scratch tickets, and cigarettes, which he placed in a black garbage bag he was carrying. He left by the back door and police believe he may have fled on a bicycle, heading southbound on Taylor Drive.

RCMP are looking for a suspect who is described as:

  • approximately 5’9” tall 
  • skinny build
  • wearing a light-coloured material over his face and a black long-sleeved shirt with large white letters on the bottom of it
  • carrying a 9” fixed blade knife and a black garbage bag

Please see attached surveillance images. RCMP continue to investigate.

If you recognize this man or have information about this incident, please 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.


Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP

photo of robber

photo of robber