Various security camera photos of what police believe is the same man suspected of a rash of robberies in the past several days in Campbell River.

RCMP looking for man in relation to string of robberies in past few days

Knife used in numerous hold-ups

  • Oct. 27, 2016 8:00 a.m.

The Campbell River RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for several robberies that have occurred over the last two weeks.

On Oct. 15, at 8:39 p.m. the Campbell River Lodge liquor store on the Island Highway was robbed by a male who produced a knife and demanded money from the employee. The male was described as wearing dark clothing which included a hooded sweater, sunglasses and gloves. After being provided with the money, the suspect fled the store on foot.

On Oct. 22, at 10:46 pm the Big Rock liquor store on the South Island Highway was robbed by a male who produced a knife and demanded money from the employee. The male was described as wearing a dark jacket, a toque, gloves and sunglasses. After receiving the money, the male fled the store on foot and is believed to have accessed a vehicle a short distance away.

On Oct. 26, 2016 at 8:20 p.m. a male attempted to rob the Jolly Giant convenience store on Seventh Ave. The male was wearing dark clothing which included a hooded sweater, sunglasses and gloves.

The male fled the area prior to receiving any money.

None of the employees involved were physically harmed during the robberies.

The Campbell River RCMP believe that these robberies are related and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible.

“We are asking the public to look at these photographs and contact us with any information that you may have. We have numerous officers assigned to this investigation and we wish to identify this person in order to prevent further robberies from occurring.”

If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text a tip to CRIMES (274637). You can also visit the Campbell River Crimestoppers website at: campbellriver.crimestoppersweb.com

 

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