Boy robbed of his bike


A boy was robbed, at gunpoint, of his bicycle yesterday.

Police say the boy was with friends in the park of Heritage Elementary School on Anderson Street at about 6:30 p.m. when he was approached by a man and woman. The victim was shown what he believed to be a handgun.  The man suspect rode off with the bike.  The woman fled the area.

RCMP officers attended the area at about 8:30 p.m. but were advised that the incident had occurred about two hours earlier.  Police are continuing the investigation and are looking for the public’s help.

The male suspect is described as:

  • First Nations
  • 183 cm (6′)
  • Thin build
  • Short brown hair with a short beard
  • Wearing a black hoodie with a red dragon logo on it, blue jeans and was carrying a camouflage backpack

The female suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 168 cm (5’6″)
  • Thin build
  • Tattoo of a sunflower on her upper right arm
  • Wearing a braided blonde wig with a black flower in it, short black shorts and was carrying a large brown purse

The bike is described as a lime green GT Avalanche mountain bike with front shocks, hydraulic disk brakes and a Ruckus sticker on it.  It has a serial number of CM15M534264 and is valued at $600.

Since June 19, ten bicycles have been stolen from the area bounded by Fifth Avenue, Foothills Boulevard and Ospika Boulevard (west and north).  Only three have been recovered and only one was registered with 529 Garage.  The registered bike was one of the three recovered.

If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence, the persons responsible or the location of the bicycle, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”.  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.