Merritt RCMP are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery earlier today, June 4.

A press release issued by RCMP states that today, June 4, shortly before 2 a.m., a suspect entered the 7-Eleven convenience store at the corner of Nicola Avenue and Voght Street. He brandished a knife and made off with cash from the register.

Police would like to identify the suspect in a photo shared by investigators. He is described as being approximately five-foot-seven tall, skinny, and weighing 160 pounds.

The suspect was wearing a distinct blue hoodie with an Indigenous headdress logo on it, blue jeans and a paintball mask.

If you know anything about this crime or the suspect, call the Merritt RCMP at 250-378-4262.