UPDATE: Armed man who robbed Lake Country liquor store still sought

Masked man with a firearm robbed store of cash and merchandise

An armed man robbed a Lake Country store Feb. 24. (Surveillance photo)

An armed man robbed a Lake Country store Feb. 24. (Surveillance photo)

A masked man carrying a gun robbed a Lake Country store last Thursday night.

The suspect, wearing a tan Carhartt jacket and carrying a blue duffle bag, entered the store in the 9500-block of Main Street just before 11 p.m. Feb. 24 and threatened the employees with a firearm. He robbed the store of cash and several bottles of high-end alcohol and fled on foot. There were two employees working at the time and neither were injured.

RCMP Police Dog Services searched the area but the suspect was not located.

“Lake Country RCMP is thankful the employees were not injured in this robbery,” said Const. Michael Della-Paolera, Kelowna RCMP media relations office. “If anyone has any information about this incident or suspect, please call the Lake Country RCMP.”

The man is beleived to be in his mid-30s, approximately six-feet-tall with a medium build. He was wearing a Carhartt-style hooded jacket with a black hoodie, black jeans, steel-toe work boots, black gloves and carrying a blue and black duffle bag.

The investigation is being led by the Lake Country RCMP General Investigative Services.

If anyone was in the area at the time of the robbery and has dash camera footage, call the Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288. To remain completely anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at crimestoppers.net.

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Arn armed man robbed a Lake Country liquor store Feb. 24. (Crime Stoppers image)