RCMP search for suspect in armed robbery

The Fort St. John RCMP is on the search for a male after an armed robbery at Veronica’s Closet.

On Monday afternoon at 2:45pm, the RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at Veronica’s Closet near 93rd Avenue and 100th Street. A male suspect entered the store, took an adult product from the shelf and proceeded to the front counter.

The clerk bagged the item and passed it to the suspect who then proceeded behind the counter. The suspect produced a knife with a blade that was approximately ten inches in length and demanded she open the till.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money left the store in an unknown direction with the money and the adult product.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 20 to 30 years of age, was wearing a black touque, dark aviator style sunglasses, a black heavy windbreaker type jacket, dark coloured pants and brown coloured shoes.

Members of the Fort St. John Detachment have conducted extensive patrols and at this point do not have any suspects. The RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible for this incident.

If you have any information, please contact the RCMP at 250-787-8140. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppersfsj.ca 

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