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Man allegedly steals 'Magic the Gathering' cards, threatens store employee with 'curved sword'

The suspect reportedly wore a red and yellow face mask with the lightning logo of The Flash on it
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The New Westminster Police Department says a man allegedly stole bundles of Magic the Gathering cards and threatened a store employee with a curved sword. 

The New Westminster Police Department says a man allegedly stole bundles of Magic the Gathering cards and threatened a store employee with a curved sword. 

On Feb. 2, the New Westminster Police Department says it received a report of a theft from a local games store. The suspect reportedly placed several Magic the Gathering card bundles into a large bag when a store employee confronted him.

At this point, the suspect allegedly "brandished a curved sword" and fled to a nearby exit. 

Red and yellow face mask with the lightning logo of The Flash

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male between 20 to 40 years of age, a bandage on his left hand, wearing a dark-coloured rain jacket with a hood, a dark t-shirt, grey pants, white runners with dark-coloured laces, a red and yellow face mask with the lightning logo of The Flash on it, carrying a big blue Costco brand cooler bag.

“If you believe you know who this suspect is, we encourage you to reach out to our investigators,” stated Sergeant Sanjay Kumar.

“We are reviewing security camera footage to try to identify the person responsible for the theft.”

If anyone has information on this incident they are asked to call 604-525-5411.