Surrey RCMP need help identifying ‘violent robbery’ suspect

A woman was held at knife point in Surrey while her groceries and a few dollars in change were stolen, police say.

Surrey RCMP released this composite sketch in the hopes the public can help identify the suspect.

Surrey RCMP released this composite sketch in the hopes the public can help identify the suspect.

Surrey RCMP have released composite sketches of a suspect in a “violent robbery” that happened last month in the City Centre area.

On March 8th at 6:15 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report of a personal robbery near the 10400-block of Whalley Boulevard.

A woman was held at knife point while her groceries and a few dollars in change were stolen, police say.

When police arrived on scene the suspect was gone and police have yet to find him. Investigators located traffic camera footage of the suspect running away however identification was not possible.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian or Asian male, 25 to 35 years old, five feet seven to eight inches tall with dark brown hair. He was wearing a black hoody, black pants, and a black bandana with white floral and/or polka dots covering his mouth and nose.

“Thankfully the victim was not physically injured, however this was a terrifying event for the victim and had the potential to become very serious,” says Corporal Scotty Schumann. “If you recognize this suspect please contact the Surrey RCMP as soon as possible.”

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca. Please quote file #2017-31131.

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