RCMP seek masked robbery suspect

Kelowna

2017-06-11 14:35 PDT

File # 2017-30999

RCMP release images of suspect who allegedly committed an armed robbery early Sunday morning in Kelowna.

Suspect, with face covered, seen walking inside the convenience store brandishing a silver pistol; Suspect, with face covered, standing inside convenience store at cash register;

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On June 11, 2017 shortly after 6:20 am, the Kelowna RCMP received a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Mac’s Convenience store located at 2147 Richter Street in Kelowna. Police have determined that the masked male suspect entered the store, brandished a silver pistol and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store, on foot, with an undisclosed amount of cash.

General Duty officers responded to the scene of the robbery, says Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey. They were supported in their search by a Kelowna RCMP Police Dog Services canine unit.

Officers were unable to locate their suspect, however the Police Service Dog tracked down items believed to be related to the robbery, adds Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey. Those items have been seized and remain part of the ongoing police investigation.

The lone employee, inside the store during the robbery, was not injured.

At the time of the alleged robbery, the suspect was seen wearing a pair of grey track pants, a grey zippered DC hoodie and a pair of grey and brown light weight hiking shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cst. Chris Larson the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

Released by

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
kelowna.bc.rcmp.ca
1190 Richter Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 2K7
Office: (250) 762-3300
Fax: (250) 470-6348

Email: jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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