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RCMP still looking for suspect in convenience store robbery

The clerk at the 24/7 Convenience Store on Main Street in Penticton was robbed by a man with a knife on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, according to RCMP.
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February 14, 2019 - 12:00 PM

PENTICTON - Penticton RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying a man alleged to have robbed a convenience store in Penticton over a week ago.

Police were called to the 24/7 Convenience Store at 702 Main St. on Feb. 6 around 5:50 a.m. after staff reported being robbed by a knife-wielding man, Penticton RCMP spokesperson Const. James Grandy said in a press release issued today, Feb. 14.

The man was reported to have entered the store, displayed the knife and motioned for the clerk to open the cash register, who handed money over to the man, who then left the store.

Police are releasing surveillance footage of the man in hope the public may be able to identify him. He was wearing an orange hoodie sweater, dark coloured pants and black and white athletic shoes.

A clerk at the same store was assaulted by a shoplifter last month.

Anyone who might have witnessed this crime or has information that might identify the subject are encouraged to contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Penticton RCMP have released this image from surveillance video of a suspect in a Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 robbery at the 24/7 Convenience Store at 702 Main St.
Penticton RCMP have released this image from surveillance video of a suspect in a Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 robbery at the 24/7 Convenience Store at 702 Main St.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

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