Armed robbery suspect sought by police

Kelowna

2017-12-11 11:21 PST

File # 2017-73253

Images of the robbery suspect taken from the restaurants CCTV footage;

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery committed Thursday evening in Kelowna.

On December 7, 2017 at 9:26 pm, RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery just committed at the Subway Restaurant located in the 1100 block of Lawrence Avenue in Kelowna. Police have learned that a lone male suspect entered the store, produced a gun and demanded money.

The suspect fled the store, in a northwest direction, with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The lone employee was not harmed during the incident. She has since been offered the support of RCMP victim services.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 5’ 7 tall, of slender build, seen wearing dark pants, dark shoes, and a black jacket with the hood over his head.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cst. Steve McBride of the Kelowna RCMP General Investigations Section (GIS) at 250-470-6396. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
 

Released by

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
kelowna.bc.rcmp.ca
1190 Richter Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 2K7
Office: (250) 762-3300
Fax: (250) 470-6348

Email: jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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