Mission RCMP are searching for the man who robbed Mikes Market in Hatzic on the weekend. The man fled in a stolen red truck

Mission RCMP are searching for the man who robbed Mikes Market in Hatzic on the weekend. The man fled in a stolen red truck

Armed robber flees Mission store with cash

The robbery took place at Mikes Market, a community grocery store located in Hatzic.

An armed robber walked into a local grocery store on Friday afternoon (Jan. 8) and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robbery, which took place at Mikes Market, a community grocery store located in Hatzic Bench (8160 Manson St.) occurred at approximately 2 p.m.

According to witnesses, the suspect was driving a red Mazda pick-up with garbage in the back and had a female with him.

Mission RCMP are actively investigating the robbery but no suspects have been arrested at this time.

Staff Sgt. Rob Dixon said the red truck used in the robbery has been recovered.

“The vehicle was stolen and was recovered a short distance from the scene,” he said.

Anybody with information on the incident are asked to contact the Mission RCMP.