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Police Investigate Marijuana Store Robbery

Police Investigate Marijuana Store Robbery
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Vancouver Police are investigating after two men robbed Weeds Glass & Gifts on Main Street near East 51st Avenue over the weekend, according to a media release.

Two men entered the store on Friday, shortly before 9:00 p.m. One man was armed with a handgun and a can of bear spray. He held the staff at gunpoint while the other man removed a quantity of marijuana before both suspects ran from the store. No shots were fired and no one was injured during the robbery.

The armed suspect was described as Asian, 25 to 30 years old, 5’6”, with an average build and a thin face. He was wearing a black baseball hat, black jacket and black pants. He spoke without an accent.

The second suspect was described as South Asian, 6’ tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a balaclava, a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants and white runners. He was carrying a large red and black backpack.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Vancouver Police at (604) 717-3321 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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