Oceanside RCMP is investigating after a suspect in a Parksville robbery threatened staff with a knife who attempted to stop her alleged robbery.
In a release, police say the alleged robbery occurred on Oct. 11 at 6:20 p.m. at Wembley Mall. Staff at the business tried to stop the suspected shoplifter, who then pulled out a knife and threatened them.
She left the stolen merchandise and left.
Police say they have been unable to identify the suspect, and are asking for the public’s help.
She is described as a woman in her mid-thirties with blond hair, she is an average height and build.
Anyone who recognizes her is asked to call the Oceanside RCMP at (250) 248-6111 and quote police file 2023-11015.