Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday, Dec. 10 near the intersection of Midnight Drive and Second Avenue. File image

Williams Lake RCMP investigating robbery

Victim intimidated to hand over jacket and headphones

RCMP are investigating a robbery that took place Sunday near the intersection of Midnight Drive and Boundary Street.

At about 4:13 p.m. on Dec. 10 the Williams Lake RCMP responded to a report that a male approached a victim and intimidated him to the point where the victim gave up his jacket and headphones.

The suspect was described as being a 25- to 30-year-old First Nations man, approximately six feet tall, 200 to 230 pounds and wearing a black hoodie and a black jacket.

Police said extensive patrols were made and the police dog services were called in to assists. The investigation is currently underway by the RCMP General Duty Section.

The RCMP are asking for assistance from the general public that if anyone has information about the incident to call the local detachment at 250-392-6211 or Crime stoppers at 1- 800-222-6111.

Crime stoppers also subscribes to web tips at www.bccrimestoppers.com.

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