Afternoon Armed Robbery

Williams Lake

2017-11-17 17:18 PST

File # 2017-9606

Williams Lake RCMP continue their search for a robbery suspect late Friday afternoon.

On November 17, 2017 at 3:41 PM, the Williams Lake RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at the CIBC located at 220 Oliver Street in Williams Lake. Witnesses informed police that the suspect entered the bank, produced a note demanding money and motioned to concealing a gun on his hip. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect, as seen in the attached photo captured by bank surveillance system, is described as:
- Caucasian male;
- 25-35 years old;
- 5’6 to 5’8;
- 160 to 180 pounds;
- Last seen wearing a red wig, a denim vest over a dark jacket, beige pants and black running shoes.
 

 robbery suspect

General Duty officers along with the assistance of the Crime Reduction Unit and General Investigations Section conducted extensive patrols throughout Williams Lake and canvassed many neighbouring businesses. The robbery remains under investigation by the General Investigations Section of the Williams Lake RCMP.

RCMP victim services have been offered to the bank employees who were un-injured during the incident.

If you recognize the suspect, or if you have any information that may assist the RCMP, you are urged to contact the Williams Lake RCMP GIS unit at 250-392-6211, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at www.crimestoppers.ca
 

Released by

Cst. Andrew Waters

General Duty
Williams Lake RCMP
williamslake.rcmp.ca
575 Borland St., Williams Lake, BC V2G1R9
Office: 250-392-6211
Fax: 250-392-8707

Email: Andrew.Waters@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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