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Police release drawing of mugging suspect

Langley RCMP are seeking information about this man, in relation to a Feb. 24 mugging. - submitted image
Langley RCMP are seeking information about this man, in relation to a Feb. 24 mugging.
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He asked her for a cigarette and when she said no, he produced a knife and robbed her.

Now, Langley RCMP have released a police sketch of the man responsible for the Feb. 24 mugging.

A spokesperson for the detachment said a woman was walking home with her groceries along a path running parallel to the Fraser Highway just west of 265A Street around 2 p.m. when a man approached her and asked for a cigarette,

When she refused, he pulled a knife.

He then reached into her pocket, and took a sum of money and the groceries she was carrying before he fled.

The suspect is described as a thin 6’3” Caucasian, 30 to 40 years old with crooked yellow teeth and medium length brown hair.

He was wearing dark clothing, possibly a “mac” jacket and he appeared “very dirty” police said.

Anyone able to identity the suspect is asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.  To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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