Police are seeking a robbery suspect after a stocky man held up a Red Deer bank on Wednesday

RCMP seek suspect in bank robbery

Police are seeking a robbery suspect after a stocky man held up a Red Deer bank on Wednesday and made off with some cash. No weapon was seen when the male demanded cash at the RBC Royal Bank at 6791-50th Ave at about 11:20 a.m. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money towards the nearby Dairy Queen.

Police are seeking a robbery suspect after a stocky man held up a Red Deer bank on Wednesday and made off with some cash.

No weapon was seen when the male demanded cash at the RBC Royal Bank at 6791-50th Ave at about 11:20 a.m. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money towards the nearby Dairy Queen.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Red Deer City RCMP searched the area and obtained a surveillance photo of the suspect. He is described as being a 1.83 metres tall (six feet), Caucasian, from 35 to 45 years old, with a stocky build. He was wearing a black toque, dark sunglasses, grey pants with a white strip down the leg and a black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-343-5575. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report tips online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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