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Gas station robbery involves 2 year-old

 

Two people have been arrested following an armed robbery that took place at a Shell Gas Station in Prince George.

The incident happened Thursday morning just after 10 PST.

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Prince George RCMP say they received a report of a suspicious person that was wearing a balaclava. Shortly after receiving the call, they received another saying an armed robbery had taken place at the gas station.

They say officers surrounded the area and arrested a 31 year-old male who had been attempting to leave the area in a vehicle.

Police say they found a young child around two years-old in the back seat of the vehicle and a dog. The vehicle’s owner turned out to be a female clerk who was working at the gas station when the robbery occurred.

The female was later arrested.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.