Police seeking robber

TERRACE RCMP are looking for the person responsible for beating a 72-year-old man and stealing his wallet and cell phone Aug. 6.

  • Aug. 7, 2012 12:00 p.m.

TERRACE RCMP are looking for the person responsible for beating a 72-year-old man and stealing his wallet and cell phone Aug. 6.

Police say around 5 p.m. on Monday, a short white male in his early 30s entered a home on Larch Avenue in Thornhill, beat the man and fled in a green SUV or station wagon.

This was the second robbery in Thornhill in as many days, said police.

On Sunday, Aug. 5. around 1:15, a native male, brandishing a knife, entered a property on Mark Ave. and stole the owner’s bicycle, reported police.

A 17-year-old male was located, arrested and will appear in court on October 16, said police.

RCMP ask anyone with information about these crimes or any other crime to contact the Terrace detachment at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or a tip can be left anonymously online at www.bccrimestoppers.com.

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