Public assistance requested in local robbery

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Update June 21, 2021
Leduc RCMP have released the following composite sketch of a suspect they are trying to identify in relation an armed robbery that took place at Giant Tiger on June 16. 

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Update June 16, 2021
Leduc RCMP are looking to speak with the driver of the truck. 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 with this person.

Leduc RCMP’s investigation has resulted in further details about the suspect vehicle. It is believed to be:

  • 2016-2018
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • Model LTZ Z71
  • Dark grey

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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.


Published June 16, 2021
On June 16, 2021 around 1:25 p.m., Leduc RCMP responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the Giant Tiger in Leduc, Alta. A lone male entered the store, approached the clerks, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The clerks were not physically injured. The male suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Leduc RCMP responded immediately to the scene and began patrols looking for the suspect.

A witness informed the police that the male suspect got into the passenger side of a truck in the area of 50th Street and 64th Avenue in Leduc, Alta. The truck is described as a dark coloured Chevrolet Silverado quad cab with a blacked out Chevrolet symbol. Leduc RCMP would like to speak with the driver of the truck about the incident to ensure their safety.

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

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Approximately 6’- 6’3”
  • Thin build
  • Clean shaven
  • Wearing dark blue jeans and a blue shirt

The investigation is still in it’s early stages and more information will be provided once more is known.

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.

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Media Contact:
Cst. Cheri-Lee Smith
Leduc RCMP
780-886-0672