December 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP look for suspect impersonating police

December 12, 2017 2:07 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a suspect alleged to be impersonating a police officer after a male youth was “pulled over” in south Red Deer in the early hours of December 4.

Shortly before 12:30 am on December 4, Red Deer RCMP received a report that a 16 year old male had just been stopped in the area of Highway 595 and 30 Avenue by a vehicle that flashed red and blue lights. When the driver pulled over, the suspect approached the vehicle and asked for the youth’s license, insurance and registration; when the suspect was asked to show police identification, he fled and was last seen driving northbound on 30 Avenue.

RCMP attended immediately and made patrols for the suspect vehicle but did not locate it.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • In his 30s
  • Large, muscular build
  • Red hair and long red beard
  • Wearing a plaid shirt, dark pants and a dark brown toque  

The suspect vehicle is described as a white Crown Victoria with body damage and a red and blue light bar, and no license plate.

If you have information about this 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.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP