April 2016 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to identify armed robber – Update – Arrest made

April 6, 2016 10:34 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Thanks to a number of tips from the public, Red Deer RCMP have arrested a 16 year old Red Deer male for the March 21 armed robbery of the Fairview Food Mart.

The youth, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, will appear in Alberta Provincial Court in Red Deer on May 26 at 9:30 am.

Red Deer RCMP thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

BACKGROUND:

March 30, 2016

Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to identify armed robber

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the man who robbed the Fairview Food Mart with a machete on March 21.

The suspect entered the Fairview Food Mart on Fir Street at approximately 8 pm on March 21, brandishing a machete and demanding cigarettes and cash. He was seen heading eastbound on foot, crossing the walking bridge on Taylor Drive and then departing in a waiting vehicle, a dark-coloured four door Chevrolet Impala with a spoiler on the back.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 18-25 years of age
  • 5’8” – 5’9” tall
  • Wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with bright red/orange lettering, black sunglasses, black ball cap, and black gloves
  • Carrying a dark grey machete

If you have any information about this robbery, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

 

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