POLICE – McCleaners latest downtown business robbed at knifepoint

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Another downtown business was robbed today (Jan. 28, 2019).

Kamloops RCMP say a man robbed the McCleaners on Seymour Street at 11:30 a.m. He entered the store brandishing a knife and a hammer, went to the cash register and took money that was inside, then left on foot. The clerk was not hurt.

The suspect is described as:

  • 5’ 10” tall
  • Caucasian or First Nations
  • He was wearing a grey hoodie with stripes on the lower sleeves, jeans and black runners.

If you have any information about this suspect, please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This is the fourth robbery in downtown Kamloops since the New Year.

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