RCMP seek man accused of bear spraying gas station employee during robbery

Apr 17 2019, 9:16 pm

Surrey’s RCMP Robbery Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect.

In a statement issued to media Wednesday, RCMP said a man entered a gas station on King George Boulevard and demanded cash from the register. The suspect then allegedly proceeded to bear spray an employee and then fled the area without any cash.

The incident happened on February 28, at 1:30 am.

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Robbery suspect photo/Surrey RCMP

Officers attended the scene but were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

He is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’7″ with a slim build and short dark hair.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0505 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, or sharing any related information online.