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Red Deer RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect

February 6, 2020 11:10 AM

Red Deer, Alta. – Red Deer RCMP have arrested the suspect involved in the armed robbery of a bank on Feb. 4. 

Yesterday afternoon, a member of the public called to report a suspicious person matching the suspect’s description. Red Deer RCMP arrested a 62-year-old man from Red Deer without incident and he remains in police custody until a bail hearing is set.

Red Deer RCMP thanks the public and media for their help in sharing the suspect’s photo, which led to this arrest.

BACKGROUND:

Red Deer, Alta. – Red Deer RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an armed robbery yesterday afternoon.

Shortly before 4 p.m. on Feb. 4, 2020, Red Deer RCMP responded to a call of an armed robbery at a bank on 50 Avenue in downtown Red Deer. The suspect threatened staff and obtained cash before fleeing on foot. The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • 50-65 years of age
  • 5’7”
  • Wearing black jacket, jeans and sunglasses at time of incident

Photographs of the suspect are attached. If you see this suspect, do not approach and call Red Deer RCMP immediately.

If you have any information in relation to this incident please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

File no. 20200166136

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