Surveillance image of truck that the suspect got into after committing armed robbery/ Leduc RCMP

Update: Leduc RCMP request assistance to identify armed robbery suspect

Leduc RCMP are searching for suspect involved in an armed robbery at the Leduc Giant Tiger.

UPDATE — Leduc RCMP continue to investigate the armed robbery that took place at the Giant Tiger in Leduc, Alta. on June 16, 2021.

Leduc RCMP are looking to speak with the driver of the truck that the suspect got into.

It is unknown if the driver willingly provided assistance to the suspect. However, it is known that the suspect was armed, therefore the Leduc RCMP have serious concerns for the wellbeing of the driver of the vehicle and would like to speak to this person.

Leduc RCMP’s investigation has resulted in further details about the suspect vehicle. It is believed to be a dark grey 2016-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, model LTZ Z71.

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ORIGINAL STORY — Leduc RCMP are looking for the public’s assistance to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery that took place at approximately June 16, 2021 at approximately 1:25 p.m. at the Giant Tiger in Leduc, Alta.

A lone male entered the store and approached the clerks brandishing a firearm and demanding money. The clerks were not physically injured.

The suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Leduc RCMP immediately responded to the scene and began patrols to look for the suspect.

A witness informed the police that the male suspect got into the passenger side of the truck in the area of 50 Street and 64 Ave in Leduc, Alta. The truck is described as a dark coloured Chevrolet Silverado quad cab with a blacked out Chevrolet symbol.

The Leduc RCMP say they would like to speak with the driver of the truck about the incident to ensure their safety.

Extensive patrols were made by the Leduc RCMP with the assistance of Leduc Integrated Traffic Unit, Devon RCMP, an Central Alberta Crime Reduction Unit. However, the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as:

• Caucasian male;

• Approximately six-feet to six-foot-three-inches tall;

• Thin build;

• Clean shaven;

• Wearing dark blue jeans and a blue shirt.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of the truck, please contact Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267 or your local police. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, if seen call 911 and do not approach. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

 

Surveillance image of truck that the suspect got into after committing armed robbery/ Leduc RCMP