Convenience store robbed at knifepoint

Police release images of suspect in Pitt Meadows crime

Convenience store robbed at knifepoint

Ridge Meadows RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery of a convenience store.

On Aug. 15 at around 2:20 a.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at a convenience store located in the 12100 block of Harris Road. The suspect brandished a knife and left the store on foot after obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as a white male, approximately 5’8” tall with a thin build. He was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket with an emblem or design on the back, a black baseball cap, black shoes and a white bandana covering his face

A woman who works at the convenience store said it is the second robbery in the past three months at the business, and in an earlier crime the perpetrator jumped across the counter. The robberies have left staff badly shaken, she said.

Police are asking anyone with information about this crime to please call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca.

Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2,000 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.