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Hatchet-wielding man robs store

Police are hoping the public can help identify a man who robbed a local store with a hatchet Saturday.

Police say that at approximately 7:15 p.m., the Prince George RCMP received a report of a robbery with a weapon at a business near the intersection of First Avenue and Tabor Boulevard.

A man entered the business, produced a hatchet and demanded cash.  The suspect fled on foot with a small amount of cash.

All attempts to locate and identify the suspect have been negative so far.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Brown eyes
  • Slim build
  • Wearing a “Billabong” hoody, blue jeans, a black toque, and a scarf over his face

An employee of the business cooperated and was not physically injured.

If you have any information about this violent Criminal offence or who the suspect is, 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.

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