Burnaby RCMP look to identify two suspects in a theft and assault with a weapon
Burnaby, Information Wanted
2023-09-27 08:36 PDT
File # 2023-32698
Burnaby RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in a theft and assault with a weapon that occurred at Metrotown Mall last week.
On Sunday, September 17, just before 4:30 p.m., Burnaby frontline officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon in progress at Metrotown Mall, where a security guard had been pepper sprayed while attempting to intervene. When police arrived, the two male suspects had already fled the scene.
The assault occurred after the two suspects stole approximately $10,000 worth of sunglasses from a business in the mall.
The first suspect (theft and assault) is pictured below and was wearing:
- Dark baseball cap (with white LA Dodgers logo)
- White medical mask
- White bomber jacket (with Chicago Bulls crest)
- Black pants
- Dark blue & purple shoes
The second suspect (involved in the theft) is pictured below and was wearing:
- Dark baseball cap (with a red logo)
- Grey jacket
- Dark shirt (with
23written on the front)
- Blue jeans
- Black shoes (with white soles)
- Carrying a black back pack
Everyone has the right to feel safe at work and this includes security guards, said Cpl Mike Kalanj with Burnaby RCMP.
We need your help identifying the individuals responsible for this assault and theft.
Police are asking anyone who may be able to identify either suspect in the photos above to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999. If they wish to remain anonymous, they can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Quote file 2023-32698.
Cpl. Michael KalanjMedia Relations Officer
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Website: burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
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