Central Saanich police look for second suspect in armed robbery

A truck was seen at the site of the Prairie Inn Cold Beer and Wine Store armed robbery with second suspect inside

Central Saanich Police Service are looking for a second suspect in the armed robbery at the Prairie Inn Cold Beer and Wine Store that occurred on Nov. 6. Police have established there was a getaway vehicle from where the armed robbery took place at Mount Newton Cross Road. They are seeking information from anyone who may have seen the vehicle, described as a diesel fueled white GMC truck with black box liner and chrome trim.

“My understanding is there was a vehicle with a driver near the robbery,” said Deputy Chief, Derren Lench.

The second suspect is described as a 5’9 to 5’10 male, seen wearing a dark baseball cap, a black thigh length jacket with a hood, blue jeans and white sneakers.

The primary suspect entered the liquor store with a silver air gun, resembling a handgun, and demanded cash from a young female employee who was working by herself at the time. He is described as a heavy set white male, around 5’6 to 5’7. He was wearing a black motorcycle helmet without markings, small rectangular glasses with wire arms and thick lenses and a black fleece sweater with black pants and black sneakers.

Police are still actively investigating and are working with their partners in the area.

If anyone has further information, they can make an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8472) or can report the information to Central Saanich Police at 250 652 4441.

 

 

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