Armed robbery in Quesnel

Quesnel

2023-01-09 10:51 HNP

Dossier nº 2023-140

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

The Quesnel RCMP Detachment is investigating a robbery involving an imitation firearm.

On Saturday January 7, 2023, around 3:40 p.m., Quesnel RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at a business in the 400 block of Front Street. A man disguised with a mask entered the store and produced what appeared to be a handgun, demanded money and threatened the cashier. The man was wearing a black hoodie with a Harley Davidson print on the front, light coloured jogging pants, black shoes and a grey ski mask. The man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man was observed going behind the Safeway on Reid Street and removing his mask and hoodie before continuing south. Witnesses described the man as having grey hair. Police located the discarded hoodie and mask, along with an imitation firearm nearby.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are requesting anyone who was in the area that may have seen this man around the time of the robbery, or may have information related to this incident, including surveillance and dash cam footage, to please contact the Quesnel RCMP, said Sgt. Clay Kronebusch.

Man wearing black hoodie with Harlie Davidson loge, grey ski mask and light colour jogging pants entering business 

View larger image: Suspect entering store    

Man wearing black hoodie with Harlie Davidson loge, grey ski mask and light colour jogging pants outside business

View larger image: Suspect outside store

Those with information are asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211 and reference file number 2023-140.

Diffusé par :

Serg. Clay Kronebusch
Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Quesnel
584 Carson Ave Quesnel BC V2J 2B5
Bureau : 250-992-9211

Courriel : clay.kronebusch@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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