Armed robbery at Smithers gas station

Police seek Monday night female armed robbery suspect.

On Dec. 21 at 10:40 p.m., Smithers RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at a local gas station in the 3600 block of Highway 16 in Smithers.A masked suspect entered the store brandishing a knife and departed with an undisclosed amount of cash.The suspect is described as an indigenous female, approximately 5’2″, wearing a grey zippered hooded sweatshirt, a black bandana over her face, and wore blue latex gloves. The suspect was last seen running toward the Petro-Canada station.The Smithers RCMP are asking anyone who may have any information about this robbery to contact them at 250-847-3233 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (tips).

 

Released by

Cpl. D.J. (Dave) Tyreman

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)North District

 

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