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Armed robbery at downtown Kelowna drugstore caught on camera

A lone male suspect in his mid-20s robbed a drug store near downtown Kelowna Tuesday evening.
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June 10, 2015 - 11:15 AM

KELOWNA – An armed robbery near downtown Kelowna Tuesday evening has police asking the public for help in locating a lone male suspect.

The suspect, a dark-skinned male in his mid-20s, entered the Peoples Drug Mart off Harvey Avenue just before 6 p.m. on June 9, Const. Jesse O'Donaghey says in a release. The man produced a firearm and demanded money before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

RCMP set up a containment area while a police service dog searched for the man.

Video surveillance footage shows him to be roughly 5’8” with an average build and wearing a black hat, blue shirt and shorts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Const. Steve McBride at 250-762-3300. 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.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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