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Police Looking For Suspect Who Held Two Victims At Gunpoint At UBC

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The University RCMP at UBC is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect allegedly involved in a break and enter in which he brandished what is believed to be a firearm at the victims.

According to a statement, officers were called to the 3400-block of Wesbrook Mall on May 29th at 11:30 a.m. for a break and enter at a private residence.

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As the victims arrived at home, they interrupted a suspect who then pointed a firearm at them.

The suspect directed the victims into a bathroom as he made his escape.

This suspect is a described as:

  • Middle Eastern/South Asian with a strong accent
  • Approximately 50-years-old
  • 5’4 with a heavy build and clean shaven

At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a dark-coloured ball cap, dark-coloured zip jacket, unzipped at the time.

If you have any information about, please call the University RCMP at 604-224-1322, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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