Help the RCMP locate an allegedly armed robber

The robbery occurred at the Shell gas station located at the intersection of Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road.

  • Oct. 29, 2013 6:00 a.m.

Police in Lake Country are searching for a suspect after a Shell gas station was robbed on Friday, Oct. 25.

On Friday, just before 10 p.m., the Lake Country RCMP received a report of a robbery that had occurred at the Shell gas station located at the intersection of Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road. A male suspect entered the store and pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the employee. The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

General duty members from both Lake Country and Kelowna, along with a police service dog were unable to locate the suspect despite extensive patrols.

Suspect described as:

• Caucasian male

• 5 ft 8 in to 5 ft 9 in tall

• 210 pounds

• Wearing a black hooded sweater, black bandana over the face, sunglasses and gloves

• Carrying a black handgun.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Lake Country RCMP at 250-766-2288.

Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.