December 27, 2015 - 10:05 AM
KAMLOOPS – RCMP suspect the same man is behind a pair of robberies in Kamloops on Boxing Day.
RCMP say the first happened at about 4:10 p.m., Dec. 26, when a man walked into the Walmart photo studio and demanded money. He said he had a gun, but didn’t produce one.
Ten minutes later, a man pulled a gun on a woman who was sitting in her car in the parking lot of Mark’s Work Wearhouse on Hillside Drive and demanded she hand over her purse, according to a media release.
Police say a pickup truck matching the description of the suspect vehicle used in both robberies was reported stolen at about 9 p.m.
RCMP are on the lookout for a white Dodge 2500 extended cab pickup with rusted wheel wells and a checker plate toolbox in the bed. The B.C. licence plate number is CR 6916.
The suspect in both robberies is described about 6’ tall with a round face. He was wearing a black hoodie with a white DC logo, two-toned jeans and green gloves.
Police are asking anyone who sees the stolen vehicle or the suspect to not approach them but to contact the Kamloops RCMP immediately.
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