Police hunting robbery suspect

Delta police are working with other law enforcement agencies as they search for a suspect in connection to a robbery in Ladner Saturday morning.

According to DPD spokesperson Cris Leykauf, shortly before noon on Dec. 7, officers were called to a report of the robbery of a business on the 5400 block of Ladner Trunk Road

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“A suspect presented a weapon to an employee of the business, and demanded money,” Leykauf told the Optimist. “He received a small amount of cash, and then fled the scene. Fortunately the employee did not receive any physical injuries, and it appears there were no threats to the public as this incident unfolded.”

Leykauf said the integrated police dog unit attended the location, but was unable to locate a track. Police are working with Real Time Intelligence Centre-BC and other law enforcement agencies, as the investigation proceeds.

Police are asking any witnesses who have yet to speak with police are encouraged to do so by calling 604-946-4411 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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