Armed robbery at Lake Country gas station
The clerk at the Shell station in Lake Country was robbed at gunpoint on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
(HOWARD ALEXANDER /InfoTel Multimedia)
October 27, 2013 - 10:53 AM
LAKE COUNTRY – The suspect got away after an armed robbery at the Lake Country Shell station Friday night.
RCMP say they got the report of the robbery just before 10 p.m.
A man walked into the Shell at Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road and pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the clerk.
“The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash,” Const. J.L. O’Donaghey said.
No one was hurt.
Despite a search and patrols by RCMP officers from both the Lake Country and Kelowna detachments, and a police dog, no sign of the suspect.
Police are looking for a white male, about 5’5” to 5’9” tall and 210 lb. He was wearing a black hooded sweater, black bandana over his face, sunglasses and gloves.
He was carrying a black handgun.
Anyone with information that could help the police with their investigation is asked to call Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also go on line or text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
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