November 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at liquor store

November 1, 2017 11:40 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a liquor store early this morning and are looking for public assistance to identify the suspect. 

RCMP were called to Uptown Liquor Store at 67 Street and 50 Avenue at 1:10 am on November 1, after a man wielding a knife stole a 40 ounce bottle of whiskey and demanded the cash drawer from the till.

The staff person was not injured in this robbery. RCMP responded immediately with support from Police Dog Services and continue to investigate with support from the RCMP forensic unit.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 6’3” to 6’4” with an athletic build
  • May have a neck tattoo
  • Wearing a blue hoodie with a white logo under a black leather jacket, black pants and a blue toque, a pair of grey goggles and brown boots
  • Carrying a long knife with a silver blade

RCMP continue to investigate. If you recognize this suspect or 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.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

photo of suspect

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