Robbery hits Henry’s B-Y Market

A man brandishing a knife approached a clerk at Henry's B-Y Market on Sunday afternoon, demanding money

Early Sunday afternoon, Prince Rupert RCMP were called to Henry’s B-Y Market on Hays Cove Avenue due to an attempted robbery.

A masked male, described as First Nations, having a slim build and in his early 20’s, demanded money from the clerk behind the counter and was wielding a knife.After the clerk fled, the suspect left on foot and was last seen crossing Eighth Avenue East behind a residential house. The man was wearing a black hoody and black pants.

In an RCMP release, Sgt. Jagdev Uppal stated that “even though no one was physically injured during this robbery police are seeking the public’s assistance in the event someone witnessed anyone suspicious in the area”.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Sgt. Uppal said there is no update to the investigation and that anyone with more information can contact Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700.