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Suspects use weapons in liquor store robbery

The New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a Red Deer liquor store has police looking for two suspects.

According to the Red Deer RCMP, the two males entered the Gaetz Avenue Liquor Store, located in the 3400 block of 50th Avenue, at 1:53 a.m. on Monday.

A weapon was brandished and the suspects demanded cash.

Police said the liquor store employees complied with the demand and the suspects left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The two males were last seen leaving the liquor store on foot, in an unknown direction.

No one was injured during this incident.

Police describe the first male as 1.75 metres (five feet, nine inches) tall, wearing light-coloured pants, a black jacket, dark gloves and a red face mask.

The second male is described by police as wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie with a white logo and the letter P on it, blue gloves and a blue face mask.

If anyone has information that will assist police in identifying the suspects responsible for this robbery, they are asked to call the Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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