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.

Just Posted

Driver of RV in Hosmer collision reported in stable condition

Collision occurred in Hosmer on September 5 and involved a semi truck, an RV and a school bus

New administrators for Elk Valley schools

Erin Hay promoted to principal for FSS, Ian Jarrell promoted to vice-principal for ESS

Burn rules loosen in Kootenays as weather eases fire concerns

Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed in most areas — but know the regulations

Final year for Tears and Gears

Popular event holds happy memories for valley athletes

National Western Regional Mine Rescue Competition a blast

Rescue teams gathered from Canada and the Northwestern United States

VIDEO: Liberals make child care pledge, Greens unveil platform on Day 6 of campaign

Green party leader Elizabeth May unveils her party’s platform in Toronto

Canucks sign Brock Boeser to three-year, US$17.6-million deal

Young sniper will be in Vancouver Tuesday

B.C. forest industry looks to a high-technology future

Restructuring similar to Europe 15 years ago, executive says

RCMP conclude investigation into 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire

Files have been turned over to BC Prosecution Service

B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

Government says settlement must include Canadian claims for devastation created by overdose crisis

B.C. ends ‘birth alerts’ in child welfare cases

‘Social service workers will no longer share information about expectant parents without consent’

U.S. student, killed in Bamfield bus crash, remembered as ‘kind, intelligent, talented’

John Geerdes, 18, was one of two UVic students killed in the crash on Friday night

Free Tesla 3 offered with purchase of Surrey townhome

Century Group’s offer for Viridian development runs through Oct. 31

B.C. communities urged to improve access for disabled people

One in four B.C. residents has disability, most want to work

Most Read