Penticton man evades attempted robbery

Penticton RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in identifying suspects involved in an attempted robbery.

Penticton RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in an attempted robbery that occurred near the McLaren Arena on Duncan Ave on Nov. 11.

A 34-year-old male was walking alone when he was approached by three males in a white two-door Honda Civic. They demanded the victim turn over his wallet, when the victim refused an altercation occurred and the victim was able to flee.

One suspect is described by the victim as being 5’10”, 160 lbs, in his mid-20s, Asian or Hispanic with black hair and a dark hoodie. The victim was not able to identify the other two suspects in the vehicle, but is sure they are male.

Anyone with information on the suspects in this attempted robbery can contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS or text SOSTIPS to 274637 (CRIMES).

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