Saturday, January 10, 2015

Crime News

Attempted Robbery

Knife-wielding thug chased by store employee

Staff/Voice photos

A police dog searches for a suspect's track late Friday.


taff at the Husky service station in the 45900-block of Yale Rd. were confronted by a man with a knife around 11:30 p.m. on Friday.


No one was hurt in the incident and the suspect fled the store on foot.


There was a language barrier, so it wasn't clear at the outset if anything was taken or a robbery had occurred.


At that point, the employee got in his car and attempted to follow the suspect who was wearing a white hoodie with dark pants.


RCMP did what they could to try and locate the suspect and brought in a Police Dog Services K9 unit to try and get a track on the suspect. There was no word if Mounties were successful.


If you have any information, you can call Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611, or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).




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