POLICE – Woman robbed while walking to her car in downtown area

Kamloops RCMP said today (July 14, 2022) they are investigating after a woman reported being robbed downtown last Thursday.

According to the report received by police, the woman was walking to her vehicle just after midnight on Thursday July 7, 2022, which was parked on Victoria Street between 4th and 6th avenues.

Along the way, she was allegedly pushed down and assaulted by two men, who robbed her of personal effects. A woman was also present.

The suspects fled on foot toward Lansdowne Street. The victim received non-life threatening injuries.

The men are described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Average build
  • Approximately 5’9
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing baggy jeans and a hoodie

The woman is described as:

  • 5’4
  • Average to thin build

“There are a number of businesses in and around that area,” said Corp. Crystal Evelyn.

“It is our hope that someone’s video surveillance captured something that will help us identify the suspects.”

Anyone who witnessed, has video, or information related to this investigation, is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-23365.

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