Submitted. On Monday, September 9 at 10:05 pm the Abbotsford Police Department received a report of a robbery with a handgun at a gas station in the 28700 block of Fraser highway. A suspect entered the store brandishing a firearm and demanded cash from the 22 and 67 year old employees. When the suspect was told that the cash could not be accessed he demanded cigarettes and quickly fled in a waiting vehicle.
APD investigators have arrested 18 year old Lorren Willson-Lewis Marks of Langley for this incident. He has been charged with Robbery and the Use of an Imitation Firearm in the commission of an offence.
An integral component to the investigation was the information provided by witnesses who were alerted to the suspicious activity around the gas station at the time of the robbery and provided detailed information to police. We wish to thank them for their contribution to this investigation and to making their community safer.