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Robber flees on bicycle following insurance agency stick-up

Police on the scene of an armed robber at Capri Insurance in the Capri Centre Mall on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan/Jim Lenton
April 04, 2014 - 11:31 AM

KELOWNA - An insurance agent was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning prompting a police search of the area around Capri Insurance in Kelowna.

Mounties arrived at the Capri Centre Mall shortly before noon April 1 following a report an unknown man entered the agency, threatened staff with a shotgun and demanded money.

Officers were told the man fled on an older blue bicycle with cash in hand. Police searched the area but couldn't find him.

The suspect is described as 5'6", slim build and wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a face mask.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP, Cst. Moon, 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@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

 

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