Suspect sought in attempted armed robbery at south-end liquor store

A male suspect is being sought by Red Deer RCMP following an attempted robbery of a south-end liquor store.

Surveillance photos of the suspect who attempted to rob a south-end liquor store on Monday were obtained by police.

Surveillance photos of the suspect who attempted to rob a south-end liquor store on Monday were obtained by police.

A male suspect is being sought by Red Deer RCMP following an attempted robbery of a south-end liquor store Monday evening.

At about 9 p.m. an unknown man entered the Liquor Depot in the 3400 block along Gaetz Avenue, brandished a knife and demanded cash from the clerk.

The clerk did not comply with the man’s demands, and he fled on foot.

Red Deer City RCMP Police Dog Services assisted in a search for the suspect, but he was not located.

The suspect is described as:

• Caucasian

• 178 cm (5’10’) tall

• slim build

• dark medium-length hair

• wearing a black toque

• dark-coloured pants

• white hooded sweater

RCMP are continuing to investigate with the assistance of Red Deer RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the RCMP at 403-343-5575.