Early Morning Robbery at local business
2017-09-06 10:06 PDT
File # 2017-6215
On Thursday August 31st 2017 at 2:15 AM, Prince Rupert RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a local business on Hay Cove Avenue in Prince Rupert.
A masked suspect entered the store, produced a weapon and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money before the police arrived. The employee was not physically injured.
The suspect, who is believed to be male has been described as:
- Approximately 6 feet tall
- Slim build
The suspect was wearing a black hoodie with hood covering his head. The word
OBEY was written on the hoodie in white lettering. He was also wearing black pants with elastic at the ankles, white and grey running shoes that have been described as skateboarding shoes, black gloves and a black bandana with a white logo covering his face.
If anyone has any information related to this event are asked to call the Prince Rupert RCMP 250-627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
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