Vernon RCMP hunt for suspect following robbery attempt

Police combing the area near the Blue Moon Esso after a suspect tried to rob the Vernon gas station Wednesday afternoon...

Vernon RCMP are hunting for a suspect following an attempted robbery at a Vernon gas station Tuesday.

Police were called to the Blue Moon Esso on 34th Street shortly before 4:30 p.m.

The suspect is unknown to be man or woman, possibly Caucasian short, approximately five-foot-five or five-foot six, wearing a black and white trucker’s hat, big sunglasses that covered most of the face, a brown T-shirt, shorts and sandals.

It’s not clear at this time if the suspect used any weapon in the attempt.

Police continue to investigate.

More details as they become available…