Surrey RCMP looking for female robbery suspect accused of slashing store clerk with knife

The Surrey RCMP needs help to identity a woman accused of slashing a store clerk with a knife during a robbery in Fleetwood.

Video surveillance still of robbery suspect. Police are looking for this woman

SURREY — The Surrey RCMP needs help to identity a woman accused of slashing a store clerk with a knife during a robbery in Fleetwood.

The robbery happened May 28 at about 11 p.m., in the 15500-block of Fraser Highway. Police say the woman entered a business demanding cash and she slashed the clerk’s arm then ran away.

The Surrey RCMP says the suspect is white with blonde hair and “very distinctive teeth.”

“We’re thankful that the clerk received only minor injuries,” Corporal Scotty Schumann said. “Our Victim Services Unit has been in touch with the victim to help her through this traumatic event. With these surveillance photos we’re hopeful someone from the public will recognize the suspect and call police.”

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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