Mac’s uses Facebook to out crooks

Convenience store is looking for suspects in a robbery of its 108 Avenue store on Aug. 8.

Mac's is looking for people suspected of robbing one of their convenience stores in Surrey on Aug. 8.

Mac's is looking for people suspected of robbing one of their convenience stores in Surrey on Aug. 8.

A local chain of  convenience stores is using social media to out some of the people suspected of robbing their outlets.

Mac’s Convenience Stores is using a Facebook page showing still images and descriptions of people believed to be in the process of robbing their stores.

The latest posting regards a robbery of the Mac’s Store at 14820 108 Ave. on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

The suspects entered the store, produced a knife and demanded the money from the register and cigarettes. The employee complied and the suspects left.

The first suspect is described as male, 160-170 lbs., 5’8”-5’10”, wearing a black and white Nike jacket, white hoodie, black and white gloves, and a red bandana covering his face. This suspect was in possession of a knife.

The second suspect is described as male, 160-170lbs, 5’8-5’10”, wearing a black jacket with Rocawear on the back, red pants, red and black baseball hat, black gloves and a white shirt covering his face. He was also in possession of a blue and black bag.

If you know the suspect responsible for this crime or have any information on this or any other crime but wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online at http://bit.ly/gxMiQs or text BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637). If your tip leads to an arrest, you are eligible to a cash reward. You will never be asked to identify yourself or testify in court.

Please reference Surrey RCMP Case # 12-104189

The Mac’s Facebook site also notes that all suspects are innocent until proven guilty in court.

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Surrey North Delta Leader