PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Police are continuing to investigate after two armed robberies in the city over the weekend.
On Friday March 4th at approximately 9:30 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report of an Armed Robbery at a retail store on the 4100 block of 15th Avenue in Prince George.
Officers attended the area immediately. A male suspect entered the business, produced a weapon and demanded cash, lottery tickets & tobacco products. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot before police could be called. The suspect was not located. No one was hurt.
The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 20 to 25 year old
- 5’5″ tall
- Slim build, approximately 150 lbs.
- Wearing a black ski mask, blue jeans and a dark jacket
On Sunday March 6th at approximately 11:30 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report of an Armed Robbery at a retail store on the 3600 block of Austin Road West in Prince George.
A male and female entered the business and demanded cash, lottery tickets & tobacco products. Employees complied and the suspects fled on foot before police could be called. All efforts to locate the suspects were negative.
The male suspect (see image to right) is described as:
- A South Asian or First Nations male
- 5’8″ to 5’11” tall
- Muscular build
- Wearing grey jeans, black jacket, dark shoes, a black balaclava mask and red bandanna
The female suspect is described as:
- Caucasian female
- Bright blue eyes
- Wearing black yoga pants with a pink waistband, black jacket, and a black balaclava mask
Investigators are aware of the similarities between these two investigations as well as a robbery that took place on February 13th, 2016 at a gas station on the 4200 block of 5th Avenue in the City.
Police have not ruled out the possibility that all three were committed by the same persons.