Stettler RCMP ask public’s help identifying suspect of attempted armed robbery

STETTLER – The Stettler RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying a man who attempted an armed robbery at the Stettler Hotel on Aug. 22.

At 1:08 a.m., the Stettler RCMP responded to a 911 call at the hotel.  A man entered from the back door and was seen carrying a handgun. When the suspect couldn’t locate a staff member, he was described as becoming nervous and fled the hotel.  No one was injured, and nothing was taken during this incident.

The man is described as:

  • 5’8″ to 6′ tall
  • Slim build, wearing a black baseball cap and a black balaclava
  • Believed to be Caucasian

If you have information about this incident or the man involved, please contact the Stettler RCMP at 403-742-3382. 

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.