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Red Deer RCMP investigate downtown robbery

Red Deer RCMP is investigating an alleged robbery and aggravated assault that occurred early Friday morning.

Police were called to the front steps of Red Deer City Hall at about 6:05 a.m., after a 32-year-old man was discovered injured and in need of medical assistance.

An ambulance arrived at the scene and transported the man to the hospital with a serious injury.

Prior to being robbed, the man was believed to have been in possession of a tan and camouflaged BMX bike with no brakes and a camouflage backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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