POLICE – Armed robber escapes with cash from Sahali bank

An armed bank robber got away with an undisclosed amount of money today (Feb. 16, 2021) when he ripped off a bank in Sahali.

Around 2:35 p.m., Kamloops RCMP responded to a robbery involving a firearm at a bank in the 1200-block of Summit Drive. According to the report, a man in his 40s or 50s approached a teller, demanded money, and brandished a handgun. With money in his hands, the man fled westbound on foot.

Multiple officers responded to the area, including the Police Dog Services team, but a suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as:

  • male
  • fair skin
  • in his 40s or 50s
  • 5’10
  • 190 pounds

Clothing description:

  • black toque
  • three-quarter length faded, dark jacket
  • blue jeans
  • brown shoes
  • navy blue Covid mask

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 21-4963.

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