Athabasca RCMP Investigate Robbery at Local Bar

Athabasca, Alberta – On February 11th, 2019 at 4:04 pm Athabasca RCMP responded to a report of an robbery at the Grand River Saloon in Athabasca, Alberta. It is believed that a lone suspect that was wearing blue coveralls, a balaclava, and sunglasses entered the bar.

The suspect had a can of bear spray in his hand and demanded cash from the bartender. Prior to leaving the bar, it is alleged that the suspect deployed the bear spray in the air. The suspect fled the scene on foot with a large quantity of cash.

Athabasca RCMP continue to investigate at this time.

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If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Athabasca RCMP Detachment at 780-675-5122 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

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