Armed robbery suspect sought

Shortly after 6:20 a.m. Sunday, officers received a report of an armed robbery at the Mac’s convenience store at 2147 Richter St.

Kelowna RCMP are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery early Sunday morning.

Shortly after 6:20 a.m., officers received a report of an armed robbery at the Mac’s convenience store at 2147 Richter St.

“The masked male suspect entered the store, brandished a silver pistol and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“Officers were unable to locate their suspect, however, the police service dog tracked down items believed to be related to the robbery. Those items have been seized and remain part of the ongoing police investigation.”

The lone employee inside the store was not injured.

At the time of the alleged robbery, the suspect was seen wearing a pair of grey track pants, a grey zippered DC hoodie and a pair of grey and brown, light weight hiking shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-762-3300 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Leave a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.