Suspect sought after armed robbery

Police say man entered the Canadian Tire Gas Bar claiming he had a gun in his pocket

  • Apr. 25, 2017 7:20 p.m.

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Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar the evening of April 23rd, and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on April 23rd, a man entered the Canadian Tire Gas Bar located at 5908 50th Ave. and claimed to have a gun in his pocket. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, cigarettes and an energy drink. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured in this robbery.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his mid-20s wearing a red and black hoodie over a flat-brimmed ball cap, jeans, and light-coloured shoes.

Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect or who has information about the investigation is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

– Fawcett

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