September 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at pub

September 20, 2017 1:15 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a pub in Riverside Meadows in the early morning of September 16 and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect. 

RCMP were called to Cheers pub on 54 Avenue at 1 am on September 16, after a masked man entered the pub wielding a long barrel firearm and demanded cash from the staff. The suspect fled the bar with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were a number of patrons in the pub at the time; no one was injured during this robbery.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Not tall
  • Thin build
  • Hazel eyes
  • Wearing a black and white Halloween skeleton mask, black and white gloves with a skeleton pattern, and a dark-coloured hoodie
  • Carrying a long barrel firearm

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