Sketch of robbery suspect released

Two suspects wanted in connection with downtown robbery last month

Red Deer RCMP have released a composite sketch of one of two suspects who attempted to rob a man as he walked downtown last month.

Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on March 29, RCMP received a report that two men had attempted to rob a man as he walked on 55th Street near 46nd Avenue. The victim refused to hand over his wallet, and the suspects sprayed him with bear spray before running northbound on a trail near 55th Street.

RCMP searched the area with assistance from Police Dog Services, but did not locate them.

The first suspect (see sketch) is described as: an Aboriginal male, about 20 years old and about 1.83m (six feet) tall. He has short, dark hair with a thin build, sunken cheeks and a pocked complexion.

He was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans with a red bandana hanging from left rear belt loop.

The second suspect is described as an Aboriginal male, about 20 years old and may have been wearing a hat.

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 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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