Little Ice Cream and Soda Shoppe robbed again

Police are looking for a suspect after The Little Ice Cream and Soda Shoppe in Red Deer was robbed Thursday evening.

Police are looking for a suspect after The Little Ice Cream and Soda Shoppe in Red Deer was robbed Thursday evening.

It’s the second time in recent weeks the business has been robbed.

Red Deer City RCMP responded to the robbery at 4030 – 50th Street, at the top of the Ross Street hill, at 9:24 p.m.

An unknown male approached staff and demanded money. The male then departed the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last seen fleeing on foot, eastbound in the alley behind the business. No one was injured in the incident.

Red Deer RCMP Police Dog Services assisted in the search, however police were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

The male culprit is described as:

● approximately 175 cms (5’9”) tall

● 18 to 20 years old

● dark complexion with noticeable acne

● brown hair and brown eyes

● wearing a red hooded sweater; a dark jacket and dark pants

The store was robbed under similar circumstances on July 22, also by a lone male. No arrest has been made in that incident.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to contact Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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