ON Sunday, February 7 at 9:22 a.m., Abbotsford Police patrol officers responded to the Ware Street Market for a report of a robbery. The cashier reported that a male suspect walked into the store, produced a firearm, and demanded cash. While committing the robbery, the suspect deployed pepper-spray on the cashier. The suspect stole numerous lottery tickets before fleeing from the store.
Thankfully, the victim sustained only minor injuries.
The victim was able to provide a limited suspect description: a male of unknown age, standing 6 feet tall with a medium to large build. He was wearing sunglasses, a dark jacket with the hood up, and blue jeans. A more detailed description may be released upon review of CCTV, police said.
An older model grey Chrysler 300 was seen fleeing the area and may be associated with this robbery.
If you saw someone matching this description around 2655 Ware Street on February 7 between 9 and 9:30 a.m., or if you have CCTV, dashcam video, or information about this investigation, contact the Abbotsford Police Department Major Crime Unit at 604-859-5225.