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Suspect in 'Freddy Krueger' mask robs unlicensed Abbotsford cannabis dispensary

Last Updated Feb 20, 2020 at 4:01 pm PST

The robbery suspect wore what appeared to be a Freddy Krueger mask, while officers would like to speak to the driver of a white Dodge vehicle. (Photo courtesy Abbotsford Police)
Summary

The masked suspect entered the unlicensed cannabis store, produced a firearm, demanded cash, then fled

After the robbery, a collision almost occurred at the entry or exit of the dispensary’s parking lot

Police want to speak with driver of a white Dodge vehicle at scene

ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – Abbotsford police are looking for a suspect who robbed an unlicensed cannabis dispensary Tuesday while wearing what appears to be a Freddy Krueger mask.

The suspect entered the store on Clearbrook Road, near Peardonville Road, around 8 p.m. wearing the mask of the horror-film villain, showed a firearm, demanded cash and marijuana, then took off.

Abbotsford police spoke to a few people who were in the store at the time of robbery, but several left before officers arrived.
Police are seeking more witnesses, as well as dashcam footage of the suspect or robbery.
Immediately after the robbery, police said a collision almost occurred at the entry or exit of the dispensary’s parking lot.
Investigators have a photo of a white Dodge vehicle at the scene and would also like to speak with its driver.
Anyone with more information, was in the area at the time, observed any other suspicious cars and people or has related video is asked to contact Abbotsford Police at 604-859-5225.