Armed robbery at Chances Casino in Mission

Castlegar Source
By Castlegar Source
November 30th, 2012


The following is a press release issued by Mission RCMP:

On Nov. 28 at 11:30 p.m., Mission RCMP responded to an armed robbery at Chances Casino located at 1-7178 Horne St. in Mission. Two male suspects wearing gloves, masks and hoodies  entered the casino.

Suspect #1 approached the teller at the front counter wicket, demanding money to be placed in a bag. He was brandishing a black handgun. Suspect #2 remained at the front entrance holding the door open . A significant amount of cash in various denominations was given to suspect #1.

Both suspects fled in a grey minivan. Minutes later, Mission RCMP received a report of a grey minivan on fire a short distance away, and police have seized that vehicle and are conducting a forensic examination.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery are asked to call Mission RCMP at 826-7161 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

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