Red Deer RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services are on the hunt for a suspect that tried to rob a convenience store in east Red Deer.
At 7:18 a.m., Red Deer City RCMP responded to a robbery in the Eastview area of Red Deer. A lone unknown male entered the Eastview Express 24 located at 140 Erickson Drive. It was reported the male brandished a knife and made demands of the clerk.
The male had made an attempt to conceal his face. The clerk did not comply with the demands made. The suspect then grabbed a number of lottery tickets and fled the scene. It is unclear if he left on foot or in a vehicle.
No one was injured in the incident.
RCMP continue to investigate with the assistance of Red Deer RCMP forensic identification section.
He is described as:
• 5’6″ tall;
• 200 lbs;
• black jacket;
• black hat;
• black running shoes.
RCMP urge that the suspect should not be approached as he may be armed. If he is spotted contact police at 403-343-5575 or 911.