Abbotsford Police seek liquor store robbery suspect

The suspect produced a handgun and fled with cash in his backpack.

Abbotsford Police are searching for this suspect in a liquor store robbery.

Abbotsford Police are searching for this suspect in a liquor store robbery.



The Abbotsford Police Department (APD) has released a still photo from video surveillance of a liquor store robbery suspect.

The robbery took place on Sunday, May 26 at about 7:30 p.m., when a man entered a liquor store in the 1900 block of North Parallel Road, selected a six-pack of beer, and approached the cash register.

The man produced a handgun and instructed the store employee to place money into his backpack.

The culprit then fled the store and was last seen running south.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, in his late 20s to late 30s, 5′ 8″ and over 200 pounds with a heavy build.

He was wearing a dark-coloured baseball cap, thick dark-rimmed glasses and dark clothing.

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