Abbotsford cashier pepper-sprayed by woman after she refused to hand over cash

Suspect described as tall, skinny woman wearing bug-eyed sunglasses

Abbotsford Police are still hunting for a woman who tried to steal money from a South Fraser Way business and then pepper sprayed an employee who declined to hand over cash.

Sgt. Judy Bird said that a woman entered a business in the 32700 block of South Fraser Way around 8:45 p.m. on May 31 and demanded money. When the cashier declined to give the woman money, the suspect pepper sprayed her and took off.

Police have yet to arrest a suspect, who was described as a tall, skinny caucasian woman, wearing a black baseball cap with a white logo, a black hoodie with the white letters H & H, and large bug-eyed sunglasses. The woman got into a car described as an black or blue older small, sporty sedan.

Anyone with information can contact the APD at 604-859-5225 or text 222973.

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