21-year-old suspect in custody after bank robbery
UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP have a 21-year-old man in custody who is the suspect in a robbery that occurred Tuesday (April 11, 2017) at the CIBC bank on Victoria Street. The robbery took place just after 2:30 p.m. when a man entered the bank and produced a note to the teller, demanding cash. Police say the investigations into this incident and a robbery at the Howard Johnson Hotel from the evening of April 10, 2017 remain ongoing to determine if they are related. The suspect will make a court appearance on April 12, 2017 to answer to charges.
Another Victoria Street bank was robbed today (April 11, 2017).
At about 2:35 p.m., Kamloops RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at the CIBC.
Reports indicate a lone male entered the bank, demanded cash and was provided with an undisclosed amount before leaving on foot.
The suspect is described as caucasian, slender in build and was wearing a grey toque, black jacket, reading glasses and dark casual pants.
The investigation is ongoing and police are seeking the public’s assistance. They are seeking to talk to a man seen in a surveillance photo.
The Canada TD Trust has been robbed twice in the past two months. In January, an ATM customer at CIBC was punched and robbed.