Crimes of robbery, violence, truck theft and a fire haunt Halloween

Police responded to 55 files on Halloween and the day after, including an armed robbery.

  • Nov. 2, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Police responded to 55 files on Halloween and the day after.

 

Oct. 31 — At 4:36 a.m., police responded to a domestic assault at a Princess Crescent home. Police said a man was struck, scratched and had objects thrown at him, sustaining minor injuries. Police said the suspect was arrested and released with conditions.

 

Oct. 31 — At 4:21 p.m., police responded to a robbery at Copperside Foods. Police said two officers got there in 30 seconds but did not locate the suspect. Bike patrol was also dispatched. Police said a short male entered the store, demanded money and grabbed cash from the till tray and fled the scene on foot, brandishing a small folding knife and wearing a black/grey/white hooded sweatshirt, black balaclava, ski goggles, and gloves. Police said they are currently reviewing video surveillance.

 

Oct. 31 — Police said a West Fraser Concrete red Dodge one-ton truck was stolen at 10:55 p.m. from 1205 Alder St. in Telkwa, headed for Houston.

 

Nov. 1 — Police responded to a disturbance complaint at a Broadway Avenue residence at 1:11 a.m. Police said a play fight involving two intoxicated teenagers got out of control when one struck the other with a bottle on the head. Police said the teenager was treated at the hospital and released, and neither party is interested in pursuing charges.

 

Nov. 1 — Police responded to a fire in the alley behind the Salvation Army at 1:44 a.m. Police said a wooden pallet was on fire, ignited by several pieces of cardboard stuffed inside the pallet, and was put out with a vehicle fire extinguisher. Police said the burning pallet was not close enough to the building to cause damage.

 

Police request anyone with information to contact the Smithers RCMP at 250-847-3233 or Crimestoppers.

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