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Suspect arrested after tire slashing in downtown

Red Deer RCMP urge public to report suspicious activity; don’t wait for someone else to make the call
Charges are pending against a suspect after a tire was slashed in the downtown. (File photo by Advocate staff)

One person has been charged as a result of an investigation after a tire was slashed and a tire rim was damaged in downtown Red Deer on July 14.

Red Deer RCMP said officers patrolling 50th Avenue and 50th Street were flagged down at about 8:45 a.m. by someone to report the damage worth about $550.

RCMP investigated and obtained video surveillance, and a suspect was identified and arrested with the assistance of the Downtown Patrol Unit. Charges are pending.

Red Deer RCMP urge anyone who witnesses a crime, or suspicious activity, to report the incident by calling police, making a report online, visiting the RCMP detachment, or flagging down an officer.

To make a report to Red Deer RCMP call 403-406-2200. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), go online at or use the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

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Susan Zielinski

About the Author: Susan Zielinski

Susan has been with the Red Deer Advocate since 2001. Her reporting has focused on education, social and health issues.
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