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Armed robbery in Salmon Arm; police on the look out for suspects

Two masked suspects robbed the clerk at the Mac's convenience story at the Shell gas station on 10 Avenue in Salmon Arm, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.
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January 18, 2016 - 12:29 PM

SALMON ARM - RCMP are looking for more information on an armed robbery at a gas bar in Salmon Arm on Saturday.

Two masked suspects entered the Mac’s convenience store connected to the Shell gas station at 2800 10 Ave. just before 7 p.m., Jan. 16, according to a RCMP media release.

One of the suspects pulled out a handgun demanding cash and cigarettes from the clerk.

The suspects are both described as 5’ 10” to 6’ tall, wearing hoodies and facial coverings. One suspect wore a green hoodie with a design on the front and a blue face mask. The other was wearing a black hoodie with a design on the front and a black face mask.

An RCMP service dog was called to the scene and tracked the suspects to a different location where it is believed they fled in a vehicle.

If you have any information on the robbery, you are encouraged to contact the Salmon Arm RCMP at (250) 832 6044. To submit your tip anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

To contact the reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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