Robbery at local bottle depot
2021-06-04 10:58 PDT
File # 202119488
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 2, 2021, the Prince George RCMP received a report from employees at a business on the 1900 block of 1st Avenue that a male wearing an orange safety jacket and black pants entered the location and bear sprayed an employee and a customer before taking money from a till and leaving the store.
Witnesses observed the male running across 1st Avenue and into the wooded area toward 3rd Avenue. Police Dog Services and Air 3 attended the location to assist frontline members with the search for the male. Police believe the male got into a black Chevrolet Sunfire parked on 3rd Avenue before leaving the area.
Investigators believe the vehicle may have been spray painted and are looking to speak with anyone who has seen a similar vehicle in Prince George or knows where it may be. If anyone has information on who the male is, they can contact investigators by calling 250-561-3300, states Cst. Jennifer Cooper of the Prince George RCMP.
This investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about this or any other criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
Cst. Jennifer CooperCommunications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
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