News

Safeway gas bar robbed

A robbery at the Safeway gas bar has RCMP on the hunt for a suspect.

Officers from the Vernon detachment were called to the incident Monday at about 4:50 p.m.

“A lone male entered the business with his face covered and demanded money,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson.

“The clerk complied and the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money from the till.”

The suspect was last seen heading south from the gas bar.

He is described as being about six feet tall; thin build, with short brown hair. He was wearing a grey hoody, dark pants possibly sweats and possibly white shoes.

The police are asking anyone who might have seen a person matching the description of the suspect in the area or if anyone has any information on this robbery to please call the Vernon detachment at 250-545-7171 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Stolen painting uncovered
 
West Kootenay/Boundary candidate numbers up slightly over 2011
 
MP plugs tanker ban bill
Longtime Ksan director retires
 
Oliver sees hotel as key to economic prosperity
 
Larson lays claim to Liberal victory in Boundary
Operation Popcorn thanks transplant staff
 
Waneta Compensation Program distributes cash to five projects
 
Bombi break-in nets valuables from vehicle

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.