Robbery suspect sought by Kelowna Mounties

Police are investigating after bear repellant was sprayed inside a bank during a robbery Tuesday afternoon.

  • Aug. 27, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Police are investigating after bear repellant was sprayed inside a bank during a robbery Tuesday afternoon.

The Kelowna RCMP received a report of a bank robbery at the Scotia Bank located at 1835 Dilworth Drive,  Aug. 26 at 3:07 pm.

“A lone male suspect entered the bank with his face covered and demanded money before deploying bear spray inside the building,” said Const. Kris Clark.

“The suspect then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police searched the area but the suspect could not be located”

The suspect is described as:

  • Tanned complexion
  • Approximately 6 ft (183 cm)
  • 200 lbs
  • Medium build
  • Wearing a grey hoodie, black balaclava and black gloves

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information who has yet to speak with police is asked contact the Kelowna RCMP, Cst Hamilton at 250-470-6302. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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