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Police need help finding bank robbers

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July 29, 2013 - 3:51 PM

KELOWNA - A pair of unsolved bank robberies last week has police seeking public assistance to find the men responsible.

On July 22, at 11:30 a.m. police were called to a robbery at the Bank of Montreal located at 1875 Dilworth Dr. A man passed a note to the teller demanding money and ran off with the undisclosed amount of cash. No weapons were presented and nobody was injured.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, about 6'2" and 165 lbs with a slim build. He had dirty blond hair, close set eyes, a large nose and a chin strap beard. He was wearing a denim jacket, dirty black hat, sunglasses and baggy pants with many pockets.

A few days before on July 19 at 3:30 p.m. Mounties responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Bank of Montreal at 3155 Lakeshore Road. A man passed a note to the teller demanding money while indicating he was armed with a handgun, though a weapon was not seen or produced. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot. He was last seen going eastbound. Nobody was injured.

This suspect is described as Caucasian with a dark complexion, or possibly native, 25-30-years-old, 5'6" to 5'11" with an average build and short brown hair. He was wearing dark glasses, plaid button-up shirt, jean shorts, black hat and a backpack.

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