Armed bandit hits Red Deer pizza shop
Police are asking for help tracking down the suspect in an armed robbery at a Red Deer pizza store on Monday.
Red Deer City RCMP say that shortly after 9 p.m., a small man with a pistol tucked into the waistband of his pants entered the Pizza Hut at 34th Street and Gaetz Avenue and demanded money from the counter staff.
The demand was met and the suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police are now hunting a thin man, about 1.67 metres tall (five feet five inches). He was wearing a dark jacket and a skeleton mask.
Anyone who has information that may help identify or locate the suspect is asked to call Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, submit tips online to www.tipsubmit.com or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.