Police seeking witnesses to Glendale Express 24 robbery

RCMP are searching for a man who robbed the Glendale Express 24 at gunpoint on Saturday.

RCMP are searching for a man who robbed the Glendale Express 24 at gunpoint on Saturday.

The lone male entered the store about 8:15 p.m. He produced a handgun, which he pointed at a staff member while demanding money from both tills. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of money. He was seen running north on Northey Avenue.

RCMP responded immediately with police dog services. They followed the suspect’s tracks north and east down a back alley before losing them.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is believed to be Caucasian, with a thin build and between 1.5 metres (five feet eight inches) and 1.8 metres (six feet) tall.

The suspect was wearing a black balaclava, a black hoodie with a light black design on the back, dark/black jeans and black shoes.

Several witnesses were in the store when the robbery occurred, including one man who was at the till when the robber walked up beside him and pointed his firearm at the cashier.

He and two female witnesses left the store before police arrived.

Red Deer RCMP are looking to speak to these witnesses as part of their investigation.

Anyone with information that may assist the police in investigating this robbery is asked to call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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