POLICE – Suspect sought in connection with robbery/ kidnapping case

Kamloops RCMP are looking for another suspect in connection with a robbery and kidnapping last week. The man is Robert James Rennie, who is charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Robert Rennie.

He’s from Kamloops and is believed to still be in the area. Police say the Kamloops Serious Crime Unit has identified suspects believed to have been involved in the robbery of two men and the kidnapping of a woman on Feb. 14. The woman was later rescued.

Earlier today (Feb. 20), the Southeast District Emergency Response Team, in conjunction with Kamloops RCMP, made an arrest at a residence on Brandon Avenue.

Michael James Mathieson, 36, was arrested and has been charged with robbery, forcible confinement and firearm offences.  Mathieson is also from Kamloops.

The description of Robert James Rennie is as follows:

  • Caucasian male
  • 31 years old.
  • 6’ 1” tall
  • 160 lbs
  • Brown hair
  • Brown eyes
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