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Bank robbed at gunpoint

Update -- Dec. 2

The RCMP have released more information on the man accused of robbing the CIBC in Princeton on Monday.

According to Cst. Kris Clark, a man entered the bank, brandished a handgun, and demanded money before fleeing the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A police dog was able to establish a track, but the suspect could not be located.

He is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Late 20's to early 30's
  • 5'10 to 6'
  • Sandy hair
  • Medium athletic build
  • Wearing a black Canucks toque, black sunglasses, a dark jacket, dark cargo pants, brown loafer shoes and gloves.

Investigators are seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect.
 
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Princeton RCMP at 250-295-6911 or remain anonymous my calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)


Original story -- Dec. 1

The CIBC in the Town of Princeton was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon. 

Cst. Schiell with the Princeton RCMP said a lone male with a firearm robbed the bank just after 2:30 p.m.

"He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and there have been no arrests at this time," he said. "Photos of the suspect will be released very soon."

Schiell said they do have surveillance footage of the suspect entering the bank and more footage of him while inside.

No one was injured during the robbery.

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