One in custody following armed robbery

 

Police have one person in custody and are seeking two more following an armed robbery early this morning.

At approximately 12:40 a.m., the Prince George RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at a gas station on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Tabor Boulevard in Prince George.

Police immediately attended the area.  One 18-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, however two other male suspects have not yet been located.  It is believed that one of the suspects was in possession of a handgun.  The two remaining suspects fled with cigarettes, cash and lottery tickets.

The two suspects that fled are described as:

  • Male
  • Approximately 30 years old, although they were both wearing masks
  • One wearing a dark blue or black hoody and the other wearing a yellow hoody

If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence or who may be involved, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.