Male threatens to use dirty needle during robbery

Nanaimo, BC: The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male who robbed the Wendy’s restaurant, located at 660 Terminal Ave, Port Place Mall, Nanaimo BC. When a bystander attempted to intervene, the suspect told him he would stab him with a dirty needle. The suspect grabbed an undisclosed amount of money from the till then left on foot. He was last seen running towards the bus stop on Esplanade.

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The suspect is described as follows:

  • South Asian, early twenties,
  • 5 ft. 8 to 5 ft. 11
  • Short dark hair

Clothing

  • Dark blue jacket with a red collar
  • Black pants, black shoes

If you have information on this incident, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.

File # 2016-36668

Nanaimo RCMP


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