Maple Ridge convenience store robbed

Suspect produced a knife, stole money and cigarettes.

  • Oct. 4, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Video footage from robbery at Mac's store on Monday.

Video footage from robbery at Mac's store on Monday.

A convenience store in Maple Ridge was robbed a knife-point Monday night.

A lone male suspected entered the Mac’s convenience store in the 22600-block of Dewdney Trunk Road Maple Ridge at around 10:40 p.m.

He produced a knife and demand money, according to Ridge Meadows RCMP.

He ran out of the store after obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

The Integrated Police Dog Services were called in to assist, but the suspect was not located.

He is Caucasian male, in his late teens to 35 years of age, standing 5’8″ with an athletic build. He wore a black wool ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt with orange, grey, and white stripes, grey pajama or track pants, and black running shoes.

“Police are releasing a surveillance photo of the suspect,” said Cpl. Brenda Winpenny. “Investigators are hoping someone will recognize the suspect’s jacket and call.”

The Integrated Forensic Identification Section is assisting.

• Anyone with any information regarding this crime is asked to call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 60- 463-6251.

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