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.

The suspect is described as follows:

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


  • 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 text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.

File # 2016-36668

Nanaimo RCMP


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