Shot fired after attempt fuel theft in Rural Red Deer County Property

Blackfalds, Alberta – On May 4, 2017 at approx 9:30 pm at a rural property in the area of Range Road 253 and Township road 372, near Red Deer, Alberta. A property owner interrupted a theft of fuel in progress. In order to make a getaway one of the 3 white males shot a small calibre rifle in the trees to distract the owner before speeding off in an older 4 door white dodge truck.

Blackfalds attended the location shortly after, however extensive patrols for the truck were unsuccessful.

Blackfalds RCMP continues the investigation. If you have any information that could assist the police, please contact the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online at If the information leads to an arrest, tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.

Police file 2017533621 refers

Blackfalds RCMP

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