Vernon and North Okanagan
Vernon bank robbed
Jun 11, 2012 / 1:47 pm
The downtown Vernon branch of the Bank of Montreal was held up on the weekend.
Police say a lone thief robbed the 32 Street branch about 12:30 Saturday afternoon.
RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk says the man handed a teller a note demanding a large amount of cash. He indicated he had a weapon.
The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No weapon was produced.
The man is described as 20 to 30 years of age, about 6' tall, 160 to 180 pounds with a thin build.
He was wearing a black toque, black hoodie, blue jeans, white Nike runners and sunglasses.
Police continue to investigate.
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