RCMP asking for public’s assistance in Sparwood robbery

Three unknown men wearing ski masks forced their way into a Spardell residence.

After a early morning robbery occurred at the Spardell Mobile Home Park on Sunday, July 12, Elk Valley RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation.

Three unknown men wearing ski masks forced their way into a Spardell residence and one man was carrying a firearm as he entered the residence, Sgt. Will Thien said in a press released issued on Monday, July 13.

The suspect took the homeowner’s wallet and cell phone, fleeing the property in a later model extended cab GMG truck that is tan in colour.

The details of the suspects have been released.

The first suspect is a Caucasian male, with a thin build, standing at approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall and believed to be 18 years old.

The second suspect is a Caucasian male, with a thin build standing at approximately 5 feet, 7 inches. The suspect is thought to be 18 years old.

The third suspect is a Caucasian male, with a heavy build, standing at approximately 5 feet, 9 inches. This suspect is thought to be 20 years old.

All three robbery suspects were wearing camouflage clothing and a green mask covering their faces during the robbery.

The Elk Valley RCMP are advising anyone with information to contact them at 250-425-6233 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.