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Hunt is on for Kamloops armed robbery suspect

An older model Ford pickup used as a getaway vehicle in an armed robbery at the Petro Canada on Kokanee Way in Kamloops, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 is pictured in this photo taken from surveillance video footage.
December 23, 2017 - 9:02 AM

KAMLOOPS – A man with a knife held up the cashier at a Kamloops gas station last night.

RCMP say at around 11:44 p.m. yesterday, Dec. 22, a man with a knife demanded money from the employee at the Petro Canada service station on Kokanee Way in Kamloops.

The suspect got away with some cash in a waiting an older model Ford pickup truck, according to an RCMP media release.

Police describe the getaway vehicle as a mid-90s, blue over white Ford pickup with damage to the body and rusted fender wells.

The suspect is described as a 25-year-old Caucasian male with blue eyes, dirty blond hair and a beard. He was wearing a dark hoody with a large Blue Jays logo on the front.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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