Convenience store robbed just after midnight: Kelowna-Okanagan RCMP


Kelowna police say they are investigating a night robbery.

RCMP say a convenience store along the 2000 block of Springfield Road was robbed just after midnight, with the suspect also assaulting a store employee and a customer.

Police say the suspect deployed what was believed to be bear spray before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of merchandise from the store.

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“The employee and client suffered minor injuries in the assault and were treated at the scene by emergency health services,” RCMP said.

The suspect is described as having a slim build, approximately 6ft 2in, with short brown hair.

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He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, light gray plaid button-up shorts, jeans and black shoes. The suspect was also carrying a black sports bag.

“Investigators remained at the business premises throughout the morning collecting evidence and probing the area for CCTV,” police said.

Anyone with information about the theft or the suspect is asked to contact Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

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