PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying two persons responsible for a robbery/theft last month…
Just after 8:00 PM on Friday February 3rd, 2017, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a robbery/theft that occurred at a major retail chain on Southridge Avenue in Prince George.
Officers attended and found that a male, accompanied by a female, was attempting to leave the store with an unpurchased remote controlled car when he was requested to show his receipt. The suspect failed to show a receipt and left the store. He was confronted by staff at which time he pulled out a canister of bear mace and sprayed it at an employee twice, hitting him once.
The two suspects got into the rear seats of a newer model grey Chrysler 300 or Sebring and departed the area with the product, valued at approximately $100.
The male is described as:
- 20 to 25 years old
- Athletic build
- Clean shaven
- Wearing a black hoodie with white lettering and black pants with white lettering.
The female is described as:
- First Nations
- 100 lbs
- Wearing a black coat, black hoody and carrying a large tan or brown purse
All efforts to identify the suspects have been negative to date. Investigators are now asking the public’s help to identify the suspects.
If you have any information about this Criminal offence or the persons responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477.
Written and released by Prince George RCMP