Police arrested a suspect Saturday night (Feb. 15, 2020) after a gas-station robbery.
At about 8:40 p.m., Kamloops RCMP received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Husky Gas Station located at 884 Columbia St. W. The lone male suspect produced a knife, stealing cigarettes and cash.
RCMP members responded and quickly flooded the area. An officer saw a man matching the description of the suspect in the area of Grandview Terrace. When stopped by police the male tried to flee and was arrested.
A search of the backpack he was carrying revealed a some cash and cigarettes, police said. The man will appear in court today.