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Suspect sought following robbery at local retail store

Just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday January 8, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at a retail store located on the 600 block of Central Street in Prince George. 

Initial indications were that a man attempted to steal approximately $200 in perfumes.  When confronted by staff, the suspect pulled a large knife and fled the area.

Frontline officers including a police dog services team, attended the area to search for the suspect.  Despite significant efforts, the suspect was not located.

All efforts to identify the suspect have been unsuccessful.  Investigators are now asking the public’s help.  The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Medium complexion
  • Tall
  • Wearing brown ankle boots, dark pants, dark hoodie and a black ‘Puma’ brand baseball cap.

If you have any information about this Criminal offence or the person responsible, 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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