Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify two men after a driver was threatened with a firearm in a road rage incident on December 7.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:15 pm on December 7 as the victim drove eastbound on 39 Street in the area of 52 Avenue. A truck attempted to cut the victim off, and then followed him and pulled up next to him when the victim pulled over on 52 Avenue. The driver pointed a handgun at the victim and threatened him before driving away. As the suspect truck drove away, the passenger side scraped against the victim’s car.
The driver is described as:
- heavy-set build
- in his 40s
- speaking in a deep voice
- wearing dark clothing
- carrying a chrome-coloured handgun
The passenger is described as:
- short hair
- in his 20s
- wearing a black hoodie and a black balaclava with green or blue markings on the front
There may have been a third man in the back seat; no description was obtained.
The suspect vehicle is described as a 1998 – 2000 red Dodge Ram with chrome accents and possible fresh damage to the front bumper and door on the passenger side.
If you have information about this incident, please 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.
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP