Man stabbed, robbed at convenience store in Williams Lake


Williams Lake RCMP are on the lookout for two men following a New Year’s Day stabbing and robbery at a local convenience store.

Police were called out to the store on Mackenzie Avenue at 8:23 p.m.

According to police, a man had left the store and was getting in his vehicle when he was approached by two other men, one of which demanded the keys to the man’s vehicle. A struggle ensued between the victim and one of the suspects. During the altercation, the victim was injured with an edged weapon.

The victim ran back into the store followed by the suspect who took the victim’s vehicle keys from him. Both suspects went into the vehicle and rummaged inside, before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to hospital and treated for injuries that have been described as non life threatening.

The police continue to search for the individuals responsible. They have been described as aboriginal males wearing dark clothing. Police ask anyone with information on the identity of the individuals responsible to call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477.