Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to identify carjacking suspect

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify the male responsible for an armed robbery (carjacking) that occurred the evening of November 17.

At approximately 4:45 pm on November 17, a male requested a taxi from the Mac’s store at 3801 50 Street. Once inside the taxi, the male threatened the driver with a knife and asked for money. The driver pulled into the parking lot of the Fas Gas at 4023 50 Street and got out of the car without injury. The suspect drove away in the taxi and then abandoned it; RCMP recovered the taxi nearby shortly afterwards.

The suspect is described as:

• Caucasian male
• Approximately 15-16 years old
• 5’10” to 6’0” tall
• Short, shaved brown hair
• Red marks on his face
• Wearing a red, black and blue hoodie with the word “Fox” in black and white block letters on the front

If you have information about this incident, please contact the 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

RCMP File #20161524262

Red Deer RCMP


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