The Campbell River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for several robberies that have occurred over the last two weeks.
On October 15, 2016 at 8:39 p.m. the Campbell River Lodge liquor store on the Island Highway was robbed by a male who produced a knife and demanded money from the employee.
The male was wearing dark clothing which included a hooded sweater, sunglasses and gloves. After the employee handed over the money, the suspect fled the store on foot.
On October 22, 2016 at 10:46 p.m. the Big Rock liquor store on the South Island Highway was robbed by a male who produced a knife and demanded money from the employee. The male was wearing a dark jacket, a toque, gloves and sunglasses. After receiving the money, the male fled the store on foot and is believed to have accessed a vehicle a short distance away.
On October 26, 2016 at 8:20 p.m. a male attempted to rob the Jolly Giant convenience store on 7th Ave. The male was wearing dark clothing which included a hooded sweater, sunglasses and gloves. The male fled the area before receiving any money.
None of the employees involved were physically harmed during the robberies.
The Campbell River RCMP believe that these robberies are related and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible.
They are asking the public to look at the photographs and contact them with any information that you may have. They have numerous officers assigned to this investigation and they wish to identify this person in order to prevent further robberies from occurring.
If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text a tip to CRIMES (274637). You can also visit the Campbell River Crimestoppers website.