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Armed robbery in Alix

On November 6, 2017 the Alix hotel was robbed by an armed male.

Bashaw RCMP are investigating and seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect.

At 12:52 p.m., Bashaw RCMP received a 911 call and responded immediately to a report of an armed robbery. The male entered the hotel bar at 12:52 p.m., carrying what appeared to be a sawed off firearm. He pointed the firearm at patrons and a hotel worker and demanded cash from the till and the VLT’s.

Once he received the cash, he fled out the front and was seen getting into a white regular cab Chevrolet pick-up truck.

No one in the bar was injured during this incident.

Patrols by Bashaw, Stettler and Blackfalds RCMP members did not locate the vehicle.

The male suspect is described as:

• Caucasian

• Approximately 6’0” tall

• Wearing dark blue coveralls with a reflective stripe and was masked.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Bashaw RCMP at 780-372-3793 or call your local police detachment.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.


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