Man charged for North Shore robbery

Kamloops City

2023-04-25 14:42 PDT

File # 2023-13911

A report of a robbery on 8th Street Sunday night led to a Kamloops man being arrested and held in custody.

On April 23, 2023, around 8:15 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to the 900-block of 8th Street, where a man had allegedly entered a store, made threats with a weapon, demanded cash, then fled.

Police officers quickly flooded the area and arrested a suspect nearby who match the description provided, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson.

Jacob James Michael Jones, 38, of Kamloops, is charged with one count of robbery. He was held for a bail hearing and remanded in custody until his next appearance date, scheduled for May 1.

Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

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


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