Maple Ridge thrift store robbed

Ridge RCMP searching for male suspect.

  • Mar. 24, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Maple Ridge thrift store robbed

RCMP are investigating a robbery of a thrift store in downtown Maple Ridge on Thursday.

A male was seen stealing from employee’s purses in the Haney Plaza mall, 22255 Dewdney Trunk Road, around 3:30 p.m.

When confronted, police said, the suspect claimed he had a weapon and demanded money.

He left the store after getting an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, mid 20s, 5’10’’ with a medium build. He was wearing dark clothing and carrying a dark backpack. He had a rough, dirty appearance and walked out of the store onto Dewdney Trunk Road.

• Anyone with information is asked to call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip at  CrimeStoppers will pay a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.