Armed robbery in Smithers


Smithers police are investigating an early morning armed robbery in the city Monday.

A masked man entered the business at about 3:30 a.m., produced a weapon and demanded money from the employee. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is believed to be in his 20s, between 5’ 8″ and 5’ 11″. No further descriptors are known as the suspects face was covered.

There were no injuries reported.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Smithers RCMP (250-847-3233) or CRIMESTOPPERS (1-800-222-8477).