Can you identify this robbery suspect?

Fort St John, Can You Identify

2023-06-07 10:33 PDT

File # 2023-5478, 2023-5481

The Fort St John RCMP request the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect believed to have been involved in two robberies on June 3, 2023.

On June 3, 2023, at 9:03 pm, the Fort St John RCMP responded to report of a robbery in progress at the Charlie Lake General Store located at 12677 Charlie Lake Frontage Rd in Charlie Lake, BC.

An unknown man entered the store, carrying what was believed to be a shotgun, wearing a brown and beige vertical striped Mexican style poncho, grey pants and a grey balaclava covering his face from the nose down.

Male robbery suspect wearing a brown and beige vertical striped Mexican style poncho with a grey balaclava

View larger photo – Robbery Suspect

Male robbery suspect wearing a brown and beige vertical striped Mexican style poncho with a grey balaclava, holding a black shotgun with a single red shell in the top of the gun

View Larger Photo – Robbery Suspect with shotgun

That same day, at 9:23 pm, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a robbery in progress at the Subway located at 9316 Alaska Road North, Fort St John, BC.

The same unknown man entered the store carrying what was believed to be the same shotgun, wearing clothes consistent with the first robbery report received 20 minutes earlier.

Male suspect pointing a black shotgun
View larger photo: Suspect pointing a black shotgun

Male suspect adjusting his grey balaclava, while holding a black shotgun with a single red shell in the top of the gun

View Larger Photo – Robbery Suspect with shotgun in left hand

The man is described as:

In both instances the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The Fort St John RCMP is working to follow up on all leads in both of these cases and request the cooperation of the public to bring this man before the courts, said Constable Chad Neustaeter Fort St John RCMP Media Relations Officer. If anyone has any information about either of these incidents, please call police.

The Fort St John RCMP continues to investigate and is asking anyone who may have dash cam video of the areas at the time or has additional information about the suspect to contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8100. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca.

Released by

Cst. Chad Neustaeter
Media Relations Officer
Fort St John RCMP
10648 100th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 3Z6
Office: 250-787-8100
Fax: 250-787-8133

Email: chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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