Summerland store worker injured by car as suspected shoplifters flee from parking lot – Vernon Morning Star

Two Penticton men face multiple charges after a Summerland store clerk was hit by a car.

The incident took place on Tuesday August 24 at around 10 a.m.

Summerland RCMP said the suspects left Nesters, on Victoria Road North in Block 13,000, with merchandise that had not been paid for.

The clerk approached a parked car to prevent the men from leaving, according to Constable Penticton. James Grandy.

“One of the men driving the vehicle struck the employee, injuring him before leaving immediately,” said Grandy.

Following the incident, officers were taken to a residence on Perkins Crescent in Penticton.

“Officers executed a search warrant, resulting in the arrest of the two suspects involved,” said Grandy. “In addition, several firearms suspected of theft of goods and illegal drugs were all seized from the home. “

Both accused are in their early 30s and are scheduled to appear in British Columbia Provincial Court in Penticton on October 13.

If you witnessed this incident or have any other information, please call the Summerland RCMP at 250-494-7416.

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