24-year-old man facing charges related to 7-11 robbery

A 24-year-old man faces two charges related to the robbery at 7-11 in Williams Lake on July 6.

A 24-year-old man will appear in Williams Lake Provincial Court Wednesday, July 16, facing charges of robbery and wearing a disguise in relation to a robbery at 7-11 on July 6.

In an earlier report, RCMP said the man, brandishing a knife, with his face partially covered by a bandana, entered the 7-11 located at 320 Proctor Street at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

“After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the male then fled the store on foot,” police said.

The suspect was described as First Nations, standing about six feet tall, with short black hair and an average build.

In other police news. the RCMP said 17-year-old Adam Squinas, missing since June 5, has been located safe and sound.

“The RCMP thanks everyone who offered assistance in locating him,” Sgt. Rick Lebeuf said.