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UPDATE: Armed robbery at Chances Casino in Mission
Mission police are looking for two suspects who held up Chances Mission casino on Horne Street Nov. 28 around 11:30 p.m.
One suspect, brandishing a black handgun, approached the front counter and demanded money, while the second held the front door open. The male suspects were wearing gloves, masks and hoodies.
Both escaped in a grey minivan with an undisclosed amount of money, according to police.
Nobody was injured inside the casino, said Mission RCMP Sgt. Glen Carrier.
Minutes after the robbery, a grey minivan was reported to be on fire near Stave Lake Road and Fifth Avenue. Police have seized the vehicle and are conducting a forensic examination to determine if it was used in the getaway.
Mission RCMP are also investigating a report of a man with a handgun behind 14 Avenue Pub earlier in the evening.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.