Popkum Market drive through robbery

Men drive through front doors of corner store in Popkum

Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly drove through the front door of the Popkum Market last Thursday.

A witness at the scene told Agassiz RCMP a grey Jeep Cherokee with two men inside crashed through the doors, and then attempted to grab the cash drawer. The incident happened at about 4:50 a.m., at the market by the Popkum roundabout.

The vehicle drove away and was later found in Chilliwack.

The first male is described as being a Caucasian man wearing jeans, a black hooded sweat shirt and red t-shirt. The man also had a receding hairline.

The second male is described as being Caucasian, wearing jeans, and a black hooded sweatshirt.

“The vehicle is currently being examined by the Integrated Forensic Identification Section, “said Cst. Tracy Wolbeck.  “We are hopeful that there will be some evidence in the vehicle that will help to identify the suspects.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident, should contact the Agassiz RCMP at 604-796-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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