photo courtesy of Google Streetview
Thursday, May 24 just before noon a man followed two men into a vacant house on the 12000 block of Blundell Road.They’d asked for help. Once inside the Blundell and No. 5 Road house, the man was beaten and robbed.While his injuries are minor, the suspects left him, jumped into what Richmond RCMP describe as, “An older model grey, Ford pick-up truck with trees hanging out of the back,” and drove away.
As soon as RCMP were called, they flooded into the area to look for the truck, finding one matching the description on Williams Road at No. 4 Road. The older model grey Ford pick-up crossed over into oncoming traffic and sped Northbound on No. 4 Road.It then turned East onto Francis Road and stopped.The driver ran away, jumping fences as he did.
“In an effort to further the police investigation and identify the suspects police are asking the public and local business to review their video surveillance”, says Richmond RCMP Constable Adriana Peralta.
Richmond RCMP are seeking possible witnesses or video surveillance of the suspects and or vehicle. Richmond RCMP are urging members of the public and local businesses to review their surveillance between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the following areas.
1) South of Blundell Road on Sidaway Road to Steveston Hwy
2) North of Williams Road to Blundell Road, between No. 4 Road and St. Albans
The suspects are described as:
Suspect 1: Caucasian male, approximately 45 to 50 years-old around 5’10 with a medium build. He had black hair and was wearing a black hoody with it pulled up.
Suspect 2: Caucasian male,
approximately 45 to 50 years-old around 5’10 with a slim build. He had a shaved
head and was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
The vehicle is described as:Older model grey, Ford pick-up truck with trees hanging out of the back.