Police investigating early morning robberies

Kamloops City, Can You Identify

2023-03-15 12:58 PDT

File # 2023-8633/8626

A Caucasian man in a black sweater with New Balance written on it and a black mask is front of a counter at a convenience store.

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A pair of South Shore robberies involving a similar suspect description has Kamloops RCMP Detachment looking for information.

The first robbery was reported around 2:30 a.m., March 15, 2023, when a man entered a gas station on the 900-block of Columbia Street and demanded cash. He fled northbound on foot. Three hours later, around 5:30 a.m., a retail location on the 1500-block of Summit Drive was also struck by a man matching the same description, who made off with cash. The suspect is believed to be associated to a small black car that left northbound on Summit Drive.

Kamloops RCMP frontline officers continue to investigate these robberies with the assistance of the General Investigation Support Team and Forensic Identification Unit, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson. If anyone saw, heard, or captured video of anything that may be related, please contact police as soon as possible.

The suspect is described as:

Clothing description

Those with information or video surveillance are asked to please call the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-8626 or 2023-8633.

Released by:

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn
Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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