Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Man on bicycle collared by off-duty cop
Released by Cst. T Wolbeck, Chilliwack RCMP UFVRD/Voice photos
Chilliwack Mounties speak with corn seller after robbery at Vedder and Knight Rd. on Sunday.
n September 23, 2012 at approximately 4:35 PM, an off-duty Chilliwack RCMP officer noticed something alarming on his way to work.
While stopped at the lights at Vedder Road and Knight Road, he saw a man ride his bike up to the corn hut stationed in the parking lot of Fraser Valley Meats.
The officer observed an altercation between the man and the young girl working at the corn hut and believed she was being robbed.
The officer, who does not wish to be identified, quickly pulled his vehicle into the parking lot. The suspect got on his bike and began riding away from the scene.
The member ran after the
suspect and was able to apprehend him. Uniformed officers attended
the scene shortly after and the suspect was taken into police
custody. "As police officers, we never really shut off," said Cst.
Tracy Wolbeck. "This young member recognized immediately that
something was wrong and did not think twice about engaging that
Editors Note: There was no report of injuries and the seller was back selling corn within the hour as shown in the photo below.
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