Man wields syringe in North Shore robbery

KAMLOOPS – An employee at a convenience store was threatened with a syringe during a robbery Tuesday morning.

Around 9 a.m. a male entered the Cornerstone Market on 12 Street, presented a syringe to the clerk and demanded cash. The clerk was not harmed and the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Shortly after the event, officers arrested a suspect but believe there is a second person involved in the robbery.

The investigation remains ongoing.

To report any information to the RCMP, call 250-828-3000. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 250-828-3215.

To contact a reporter for this story, email 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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