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Suspect sought at stickup at sandwich shop

Vernon RCMP are seeking a female suspect following a robbery at a Vernon restaurant Wednesday.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money from the Subway Restaurant in the Fruit Union Plaza (3100 block of Highway 6) shortly after 2 a.m.

“Staff reported that a lone female entered the business and demanded cash,” said Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk. “The suspect jumped the counter and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.”

The 41-year-old clerk was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as in her mid-20s, brown hair, Caucasian, around five-foot-six to five-foot-nine and weighing between 140 and 160 pounds. She was wearing a grayish-brown shirt and black pants.

The police are asking anyone with any information or may have witnessed the robbery to contact them at 250-545-7171, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

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