Police on the lookout for armed robber

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PENTICTON - Police are hunting for the man who allegedly robbed the Chevron Town Pantry at gunpoint last night.

The clerk at 1450 Main Street quickly handed over cash when a man entered the store alone, armed with what appeared to be a handgun, just before 9:30 p.m. With cash in hand the man fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described at Caucasian, medium build, 5'8" to 5'10", wearing a faded or light red jacket over a grey hoodie with the hood pulled over his head, baggy black track pants with a thin vertical stripe and heavy black/brown boots. A skull bandana was pulled over his face. 

Penticton RCMP is asking anyone with any information to contact the detachment at 250-492-4300 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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