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Would-be robber in Chetwynd scared off


Video surveillance photo of would-be robber in Chetwynd.
Video surveillance photo of would-be robber in Chetwynd.

Police are on the lookout for a would-be Christmas robber in Chetwynd.

Chetwynd RCMP responded to a local hotel on North Access Road in Christmas Day where a man tried to rob the business however the employee activated the alarm and told the would be thief that the police were on their way. The suspect fled on foot empty handed.

The male has been described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’ 9 Slim Build
  • Clean Shaven

The man was wearing faded red sneakers, blue jeans, red sweater, black hat and sunglasses.

Anyone with information on the identity of this individual is asked to call the Chetwynd RCMP at 250 788-9221 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477. People can also contact the lead investigator,
Cst. Tyler Mcmurdo at 250 788-9211 or email

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