For Immediate Release / July 14, 2023

RCMP - Arrest Male for Robbery

On July 12, 2023, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Canadian Tire staff confronted a male who was shoplifting and attempting to leave the store. The male produced a knife and threatened patrons while he ran out of the store. St. Albert RCMP responded to the robbery and located the male running behind St. Albert Centre towards the foot bridge by the Sturgeon River. The male was arrested without incident in the green space.

Dorian McBean (38), a resident of Edmonton, Alta., was charged with the following:

  • Robbery 
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Theft

Dorian McBean was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on August 14, 2023.

St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, 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.

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Last edited: July 14, 2023