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VPD releases security video of suspect in gunpoint robbery in Yaletown | Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a gunpoint robbery in Yaletown from from early October. Police believe this is a random attack and that is extremely concerning. The security video was retrieved from the Roundhouse SkyTrain station. Police believe the female victim was followed by the suspect from that station on October 9 just after 1 a.m. The male suspect approached the female near Mainland and Helmcken streets, pointed a gun at her, and demanded she hand over her purse. Anyone with information on this robbery or anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. ___ About: Since 1912, the Vancouver Sun has cast a watchful eye on the events, issues and politics of the day – all with a unique West Coast perspective. Publishing Monday through Saturday in print and daily online at vancouversun.com, we are proud to be B.C.’s largest newsroom and are dedicated to telling the stories of our vibrant community. Connect with the Vancouver Sun Online: Visit vancouversun.com: https://vancouversun.com/ Subscribe to the Vancouver Sun: https://pages.postmedia.com/vancouver-sun/subscribe/ Find the Vancouver Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VancouverSun/ Follow the Vancouver Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vancouversun Follow the Vancouver Sun on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thevancouversun/?hl=en
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