Abbotsford police investigating four restaurant robberies

Robberies occurred between April 18 and 29

Abbotsford police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved in the robberies of four fast food restaurants.

Abbotsford police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved in the robberies of four fast food restaurants.

Abbotsford police are investigating four robberies that occurred between April 18 and 29.

The robberies happened at four Abbotsford restaurants in close proximity to one another, in the 32400 to 32500 blocks of South Fraser Way, according to an Abbotsford Police Department (APD) news release.

All the restaurants are fast food operations.

Police released a suspect description, which is similar for all of the robberies. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 20 to 30 years of age, with a slim build and 5’7” to 6’0” tall.

The suspect was wearing a dark-coloured hoodie during all four robberies.

These incidents have taken place during daytime and early evening hours. On one occasion, a knife was produced by the suspect; the other three times a weapon was implied but not produced, according to police.

The APD released a surveillance still image and asking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

Police are also encouraging area businesses to increase security procedures in light of these recent events.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to contact the APD at 604-859-5225, text 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.