Man held at gunpoint after leaving Red Deer bank

Police search for two suspects involved in last week's attempted robbery

  • Apr. 18, 2017 7:22 p.m.

Red Deer RCMP are looking for a man and a woman who attempted to rob a man at gunpoint as he exited a bank the morning of April 13th.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. on April 13th, as a man exited a bank in north Red Deer and got into his vehicle, he was approached by a man and a woman who asked for a cigarette and then demanded money.

The man pointed a handgun at the victim, at which point the victim accelerated out of the parking lot.

The suspects were seen leaving the area of Gaetz Avenue and 68th St. on foot.

RCMP searched the area but did not locate the suspects.

The male suspect is described as 5’6″ tall, about approximately 20-years-old and was wearing a black coat, red track pants and a black hat with a football logo.

The female suspect is described as Aboriginal, 5’6″ tall, about 30-years-old, and had shoulder length, straight black hair. She has a heavy set build and was wearing a black zip up hoodie, with a number of rings on her right hand.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this investigation can 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

– Fawcett