Kelowna Mounties looking for tips on Mac’s robbery

RCMP are turning to the public for help with the identity of a suspect in an early morning, Kelowna robbery.

  • Dec. 12, 2016 8:00 a.m.

Male suspect to the right of the cash register

RCMP are turning to the public for help with the identity of a suspect in an early morning, Kelowna robbery.

The Kelowna RCMP received a report Dec. 12 at 12:15 a.m., of a robbery that had just occurred at the Mac’s convenience store located in the 2100 block of Richter Street.

“Police have learned that a lone male suspect entered the store, brandishing a weapon and demanded that the lone employee open the cash register,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

The victim was not injured during the encounter.

The robbery suspect departed the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as:

Caucasian male;

approximately 18-years-old;

approximately 5-foot-10;

slender build;

wearing blue jeans, a black and maroon coloured Adidas hoodie, gloves, a black and white ball cap and carrying a black bag;

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP General Investigations Section at 250-762-3300. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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