Masked armed robber makes off with cash from Grandview gas station

Red Deer RCMP are searching for a masked man who brandished a knife before robbing the clerk of an undisclosed amount of cash at the Fas Gas in Grandview early this morning.

Red Deer RCMP are searching for a masked man who brandished a knife before robbing the clerk of an undisclosed amount of cash at the Fas Gas in Grandview early this morning.

The armed robbery occurred at 4 a.m. The lone suspect, who concealed his face with a dark mask, entered the Fas Gas located in the 4000 block of 50 St., and brandished a knife while demanding the clerk give him cash. The clerk complied and the suspect fled in an eastbound direction with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was uninjured in the robbery.

Red Deer RCMP Dog Services assisted in the search for the robbery suspect, but were unable to locate him. A limited description lists the suspect as approximately 178 to 180 cm (5’ 10” to 5’ 11”) with an average build. He was wearing white and blue striped pajama pants and a dark coloured hoodie with the hood up.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect responsible is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.