RCMP seek suspect in Wednesday afternoon robbery

Police are seeking a male suspect armed with a knife who robbed a Red Deer gas station on Wednesday afternoon.

Police are seeking a male suspect armed with a knife who robbed a Red Deer gas station on Wednesday afternoon.

A lone male entered the Canadian Tire gas bar at the bottom of the north hill at about 5:40 p.m. He produced a knife and demanded money. The clerk complied, and he left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot westward on 60th Street.

Red Deer City RCMP Sgt. Ken Denbury, said a police dog section team tracked the suspect for a while, but lose his trail.

Police are seeking a heavy-set Caucasion male, who is about 5-foot-six inches tall and wearing blue jeans, a dark blue sweater, and an army-style vest. Call the RCMP, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or email to www.tipsubmit.com.

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