Suspects sought in gunpoint robbery of Red Deer pub

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 3, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: January 3, 2017 - 5:22pm

Red Deer RCMP are hoping the public can assist in identifying two men who robbed the East 40th Pub at gunpoint.

Mounties say the two men entered the pub at 2 p.m. on December 28, one wielding a shotgun and the other a screwdriver.

The suspect with the shotgun stood watch while the man with the screwdriver demanded cash and placed some into a black bag.

The two men left in a metallic brown Toyota Sienna that was driven by a third suspect.

There were a number of customers in the pub at the time, though no one was injured.

The vehicle had been reported stolen on December 24 and was abandoned nearby.

Suspect one is described as:

·         Caucasian
·         Between 18 – 32 years old
·         Approximately 5'8" – 5'10" tall
·         150 – 170 lbs
·         Wearing a balaclava, sunglasses and a ball cap, a blue hoodie, plaid fleece pants, grey work gloves and white running shoes with black soles
·         Carrying a shotgun

Suspect two is described as:

·         Caucasian
·         Between 18 – 32 years old
·         Approximately 5'10" – 6' tall
·         180-200 lbs
·         Wearing a balaclava, a grey hoodie, dark grey pants with a white stripe down the leg, dark work gloves and dark running shoes with white soles
·         Carrying a screwdriver

If you have information about this incident, contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or report it online at

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