9:00 pm April 24 – UPDATE – New suspect picture. Anyone with information is asked to contact Charlottetown Police Services at 902-629-4172.
Charlottetown Police Services is investigating a Robbery that occurred at 3:00 pm this afternoon (April 24) and are seeking public assistance to identify the male suspect.
At approximately 3:00 pm, two female youth victims were walking past the garden center at Walmart when a lone male approached them and started assaulting one of the females. The second female ran for help. The male then stole the females backpack and fled on foot heading behind Walmart towards Burns Avenue. No weapons were used during the Robbery, however Police ask the public not to approach the suspect if seen and call Police immediately.
The male is described as wearing kaki pants, black jacket/hoodie and wearing a mask. See picture below, the jacket/hoodie has a distinct pattern/image.
Police will release better quality video/images as it becomes available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Charlottetown Police Services at 902-629-4172.