October 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at pub

October 2, 2017 12:27 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at East 40th Pub in the early morning of September 30 and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspects. 

RCMP were called to East 40th Pub on 40 Avenue at 2:15 am on September 30, after two men wearing masks entered the pub wielding long barrel firearms and demanded cash from the staff. The suspects fled the bar with an undisclosed amount of cash and were seen driving away in a dark-coloured SUV.

There were a number of patrons in the pub at the time; no one was injured during this robbery. Shortly afterward, RCMP recovered a grey Nissan Rogue in the Highland Green neighbourhood that had been reported stolen; police seized the vehicle and are examining it to determine if it was the vehicle used in the robbery.

Suspect 1 is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Tall with a thin build
  • Light-coloured eyes
  • Light-coloured hair
  • Wearing a black and white skeleton mask and gloves
  • Carrying a long gun, possibly a sawed off shotgun, and a bag with black and white writing

Suspect 2 is described as:

  • Possibly Caucasian
  • Approximately 6’2” tall
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a camouflage face covering with sunglasses over top, a blue jacket and gloves
  • Carrying a long gun, possibly a sawed off shotgun

RCMP continue to investigate. 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.


Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP

Suspect 1:

photo of first armed robber

Suspect 2:

photo of second armed robber