Felons at work on Shopper’s Row

Campbell River RCMP is asking for the public’s help to nail two Shopper’s Row felons.

On Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. a gas station employee in the 1300 block of Shopper’s Row was confronted by a person armed with a knife who demanded money. A small amount of cash was taken and the suspect fled north bound on foot. The suspect is described as 5’9” with a slim build wearing a dark blue sweatshirt and blue jeans.

On the 25th in the 1000 block of Shopper’s Row a citizen was pushed to the ground and had an undisclosed amount of cash stolen. The suspect, described as 5’9” with a stocky build wearing a dark hoody fled from the area on foot.

Anyone with information about either of these crimes is asked to contact Campbell River RCMP or Crimestoppers.

In the same week the Campbell River RCMP responded to 253 calls for service of which 16 involved citizens and 28 were property related.  Police stopped eight drinking drivers including two who were charged with impaired driving. Three others received 90-day immediate roadside prohibitions and another three were issued 24-hour roadside suspensions.

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