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Man robs rural Alberta bank with firearm and machete, flees on snowmobile

Bashaw RCMP are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery at bank that fled the scene on a snowmobile with a firearm and a machete.

Suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from ATB branch in Alix, Alta.

RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a bank Friday and fled on a snowmobile. (Bashaw RCMP)

RCMP are looking for a suspect in an armed bank robbery who fled the scene on a snowmobile, carrying a firearm and a machete.

Police say the robbery was reported at the ATB Financial branch in Alix, Alta., at about 11 a.m. on Friday.

A man wearing a mask and gloves walked in armed with a long-barrelled gun and a machete. The suspect demanded cash and left with an undisclosed amount.

No employees were injured.

RCMP say the snowmobile was last known to be on Alix Lake.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bashaw RCMP. 

Alix is about 55 kilometres northeast of Red Deer.

The ATB Financial Agency branch in Alix, Alta., was robbed Friday by a suspect wearing a mask and gloves, police say. (Google Maps)

 

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