Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a man who assaulted a staff member when she attempted to stop him from shoplifting on December 4.
The incident occurred at a Red Deer grocery store on December 4 when the suspect was reported to have left the store with packages of meat hidden in his clothing. When a staff member attempted to stop him, the suspect pushed her and fled, resulting in a brief struggle in which the staff member suffered a broken finger. RCMP have obtained surveillance images of the suspect and continue to work to identify him.
The suspect is described as:
- 21-25 years old
- 5"11 to 6"
- Skinny build
- Blonde hair, no facial hair
- Wearing a navy blue zip-up Adidas coat with white stripes on the sleeves, a hoodie underneath, dark pants, white sneakers, and a black toque with large white lettering that appears to say "Molson Canadian"
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 at www.tipsubmit.com. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.
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Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP