Surrey RCMP arrest a suspect in three rollerblade robberies

Surrey Mounties have arrested a suspect in three robberies where a robber rolled into the businesses on rollerblades, gripping a knife.

Surrey resident David Yasinsky

SURREY — Surrey Mounties have arrested a suspect in connection with three armed robberies where a robber rolled into the businesses on rollerblades, gripping a knife.

Police said a robber threatened a clerk at a gas station with the knife, in the 15700-block of Fraser Highway, shortly before 9 p.m. on Aug. 21.

On Aug. 20, at 4:50 p.m., a bakery was robbed in the 15500-block of Fraser Highway and in this case staff were also threatened with a knife.

A gas station in the 9600-block of 128th Street was robbed on Sept. 4. “A knife was presented,” Corporal Scotty Schumann said.

Surrey resident David Yasinsky, 30, has been charged with three counts of robbery.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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