PENTICTON, BC: Officers request assistance in identifying a man who robbed a convenience store…
On February 6th, 2019, at 5:50 AM, Officers were called to a local Penticton convenience store, 702 Main St, in Penticton, BC, after staff reported having been robbed by a man brandishing a knife.
Staff reported an unknown man entered their store, displayed a knife, and motioned for the clerk to open the cash register. The employee handed over cash to the man, who then immediately walked out of the store. No one was injured during the altercation.
Surveillance footage of the man is being released in the hope the public may be able to help identify him. He is described as wearing an orange hoodie sweater, dark coloured pants, and black and white athletic shoes.
If anyone witnessed this crime, or has information on the identity of the suspect, they are encouraged to contact the Penticton RCMP, 250-492-4300 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.
Written and released by Penticton RCMP.