August 04, 2016 - 3:04 PM
KELOWNA – Police are searching for a man they say robbed a deli in Rutland with a handgun today.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 4, RCMP were called to Hollywood Deli on Hollywood Road South, according to a media release.
“Police have determined the suspect entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded money from the lone store employee,” Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in the release. “The suspect fled the scene in a late model Ford pickup truck with an undisclosed amount of cash.”
He is a Caucasian male, 5’11" with a goatee and wearing a white t-shirt, jeans, a blue hat and black running shoes. He has a full sleeve tattoo on his left arm.
His vehicle is a silver, two-wheel drive late 1980’s pickup, possibly a Ford F150.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Const. Nathan Nickel of the Kelowna RCMP at 250-470-6261. 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.
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