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Black Ford SUV being sought in mid-morning machete attack and robbery in Riverside Meadows

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Red Deer RCMP investigate robbery in Riverside Meadows

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are searching for a black Ford SUV after its male driver assaulted and robbed a man in Riverside Meadows this morning.

The robbery occurred shortly before 10:45 am on June 26 in an alley behind 60 Street just off Taylor Drive when the suspect demanded cash from the victim. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being attacked with a machete and robbed of his wallet and cell phone. RCMP and Red Deer Emergency Services attended immediately and the victim has been taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Red Deer RCMP are searching the city for the suspect vehicle, which is described as a newer model Ford SUV, black in colour, occupied by a Caucasian male suspect described as approximately 6’ tall. The SUV was last seen driving east on 60 Street. RCMP are also looking for a second vehicle believed to be associated to the robbery, which was occupied by a Caucasian male and a Caucasian female with blonde hair. RCMP do not have a description of the second vehicle at this time.

At this point in the investigation, RCMP do not believe this was a random attack. Red Deer RCMP are asking citizens who see the suspect vehicle or who have information about this crime to call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. RCMP will issue an update as more information becomes available.

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Red Deer bike enthusiast finds his expensive rides on Kijiji, RCMP make arrest

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Red Deer RCMP return stolen property to owner

Red Deer RCMP reunited an owner with their valuable property after a successful joint detachment effort to recover two stolen bicycles worth approximately $7,000 dollars.

On May 12, Red Deer RCMP were contacted by police at the Wainwright detachment regarding two bicycles posted on Kijiji for sale in the Red Deer area. The owner of the bicycles had been keeping a watchful eye out on classifieds websites for his property, when he discovered the ads and called his local police department.

The owner was able to provide police with a list of identifying marks to confirm their ownership of the bicycles in the ad. Red Deer RCMP conducted an investigation that led them to a residence in Oriole Park. At this residence, officers observed a man leaving with one of the bicycles. Officers intercepted and arrested the suspect. The second bike was later seized from the residence in Oriole Park.

The stolen property was returned to the owner, and the suspect, Brody Kaus, 31, of Red Deer was charged with Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000, as well as a charged with Operation of a Motor Vehicle while Prohibited. Kraus is scheduled to appear at Red Deer Provincial Court on June 29, 2021.

There are steps you can take to protect yourself and help police return a stolen bicycle. Record the make, model, and serial number of the bicycle, as well as take photos. Owners are also encouraged to register their bike at the 529 Garage online bike registry. Additionally, a coded, tamper-resistant shield decal can be purchased. To register a bicycle on 529 Garage, visit www.project529.com/reddeer

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RCMP looking for suspect in weapons investigation after disturbance at Sylvan Lake Beach

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Sylvan Lake RCMP Investigate Weapons Offences

On June 2, 2021 at approximately 8 p.m., members of the Sylvan Lake RCMP detachment responded to numerous 911 calls regarding a large disturbance involving firearms and knives in the pier area of Sylvan Lake Beach

Approximately 200 people were in close proximity to the event, and the investigation has identified a smaller group and a person of interest.  Sylvan Lake RCMP are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the subject of interest in the photographs.  The subject is described as follows:

  • Caucasian male
  • Slim build
  • Wearing red high top shoes with black laces,
  • Camouflage pants,
  • Red ball cap with flat brim
  • Black t-shirt with a masked skull logo.

Should you have any information regarding the subject of interest, please contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment directly at 403-858-7200 or via e-mail at [email protected] or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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