Port Moody Police are looking for two men who showed up to buy shoes, pepper sprayed the victim and stole the shoes.
Police say the victim arranged to sell a pair of shoes on Facebook Marketplace.
On May 30, just after 2 p.m., police said two men arrived at the victim’s home and, after several minutes, pepper sprayed him and left. One of the suspects was caught on camera, police said.
The victim was slightly injured by the pepper spray.
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“This was a brazen daytime robbery and we are appealing to the public to help identify the suspects,” said Const. Sam Zacharias said in a statement. “We urge the public to exercise caution with private sales. We encourage the community to use public places, such as a police station parking lot, to trade goods safely. »
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The first suspect, shown in the photo, is described as approximately 18 years old, 5ft 8in tall, with short black hair, glasses, a slim build, a puffy black jacket, black pants and a handbag. black Nike back.
The second suspect is described as approximately 18 years old, 6ft 0in tall, with short black hair, a slim build, wearing a black jacket, black pants and white shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Port Moody Police at 604-461-3456.
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