Police seek suspect in brazen daylight robberies

A man who allegedly robbed an elderly woman and held up a convenience store is being sought by Chilliwack RCMP.

The Chilliwack RCMP is asking for help with the investigation of two robberies.

The first happened Sept. 14, at 10:02 a.m. at the Teskey Market on Promontory Road. The suspect, a five-foot-eight man with a medium build, was wearing a yellow sweat shirt, black hat and sunglasses.

He had a black cloth covering his face, and made off with money.

At 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 19, an 85-year-old woman was robbed in the 4500 block of Patten Avenue. This time, the suspect was described as five-foot-seven caucasian man with a medium build, possibly in his 40’s with short brownish hair.

It is believed a white Kia Soul may have been involved in both robberies.

Anyone who may have info is asked to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).