Robbery outside local business

Castlegar RCMP have released a statement about an early morning robbery on May 6.

  • May. 9, 2016 9:00 a.m.

CASTLEGAR – On May 6, 2016 at 4:27 a.m., Castlegar RCMP responded to a robbery at a business on 6th Ave. in Castlegar. Two male suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash from an employee leaving work. The victim was not injured during the robbery. The investigation is ongoing and further details relating to the incident are not being released at this time.

Police believe the two male suspects drove away in a white 90’s model Ford Explorer with a dark fender flares and a dark roof rack. The vehicle is believed to have travelled eastbound on Highway 3 from the uptown area.

If you have any information relating to this incident or suspect vehicle, please contact the Castlegar RCMP at (250) 365-7721.