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POLICE – Another Victoria Street bank robbed; RCMP looking for suspect

RCMP want to talk to the man in this photo.

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.

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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.

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