SUSPECT - Police are searching for this suspect who allegedly robbed a gas station at knifepoint. photo submitted

Man robs gas station with a knife

Red Deer RCMP on the lookout for suspect

Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the man who robbed a north end gas station at knifepoint at approximately 12:30 a.m. on June 8th.

The suspect entered the Running on Empty store, located at 7110 50th Ave. shortly before 12:30 a.m. and produced a knife, demanding cash. No one was injured in the robbery and the suspect was seen running toward 75th St. Police Dog Services attended but were not able to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as Caucasian in his early 20s. He had a shaved head with dark stubble and blue eyes. He was wearing a black hoodie with ‘Hammer Down’ on the back, light-coloured plaid shorts and untied skater shoes.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect or has information about this investigation can contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. Those wishing to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

– Fawcett