Police search for robbery suspect

Police are searching for the suspect in the robbery of the Booster Juice store in Cherry Lane Shopping Centre.

Police are searching for the suspect in the robbery of the Booster Juice store in Cherry Lane Shopping Centre.

At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Friday RCMP said a lone male entered Booster Juice, telling the employee to give him all the money. After being handed an undisclosed amount of $20, $10 and $5 bills as well as loose change the man exited the store and fled on foot.

RCMP said no weapon was produced and the employee was not harmed. The man is described as mid-20s to early-30s, dark skinned, average build, light brown eyes with bushy eyebrows. It is believed he was wearing a brown, black and white hoodie with abstract markings and blue jeans. The man’s face was partially covered with a gray cloth and hoodie.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300. If you wish to remain anonymous contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit www.southokanagancrimestoppers.ca for other anonymous methods of providing information.