Cops swarm, armed robbery

Kamloops RCMP are investigating after a report of an armed robbery that took place in the area of University Drive and College Drive at approximately 1:00 a.m.Sunday.

A lone individual was approached by three males and ordered to hand over some of his personal items. During the interaction, a small black pistol was produced by one of the suspects. After handing over the property, the victim ran off to contact police.

RCMP attended the scene with tactical vests and rifles.

RCMP have not yet indicated if the suspects were found.

The three male suspects are described as mid 20’s, caucasian, wearing black clothing, last seen on foot in a  along the Summit Connector.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects is asked to contact the Kamloops Detachment at 250-828-3000.

“Situations such as this remind us of the rare; however, real possibility of being the victim of this type of crime. In this case, the victim handed his property over as directed and was not harmed.''

''The property we own is most often replaceable. Our wellbeing and personal safety should remain the priority,” said Sgt. Brandon Buliziuk.

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