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Nanaimo RCMP seek suspects in 7-Eleven knifepoint robbery

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for these men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7/11 in August.
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for these men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7/11 in August. Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP is looking for two men accused in alleged robbery of a 7-Eleven at knifepoint.

Mounties said the robbery happened around 5 a.m. on Aug. 20, at the convenience store’s 477 Terminal Ave. location.

“An employee told police that two men walked into their store with one walking behind the counter. With a knife in his hand, he demanded the money from the till,” RCMP said in a media release.

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“After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, he and the other suspect left the business.”

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Police arrived minutes later but were unable to locate the men. No one was hurt.

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The primary suspect is described as medium height with a thin build and a moustache. He was wearing a blue hoodie, a dark baseball cap and dark shorts and runners.

The second suspect was wearing a black mask, a plaid jacket, a black hoodie and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.

 

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