RCMP in Prince Rupert are investigating after an armed robbery in the city last Thursday.
Police say they got a call about 2:15 in the morning from the Hayes Cove Petro Canada station. Officers say a suspect entered the business about 2 o’clock. Police were told by the clerk a male produced a dark coloured handgun in his left hand and demanded money from the resister. After getting an undisclosed amount, he fled on foot headed through the parking lot toward 5th avenue east. Despite a search police didn’t find a suspect.
The thief is described as 6 feet tall, he was wearing a black hoodie with the hood pulled over his head. It had the word “obey” written in white on it. He has a black bandanna over his face that had a white logo on it. He also worn black pants with elastic at the ankles, white and gray running shoes that were described as skateboard shoes and he had black gloves on.
The clerk on duty wasn’t injured in the incident.
Anyone with information on the thief or the robbery itself are asked to contact police or crime stoppers