December 10, 2014 - 8:27 AM
VERNON - Police are turning to the public for help locating the suspect in an armed robbery.
RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk says the Interior Savings Credit Union on 32 Street was robbed by a man with a gun around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The police dog team attended but was unable to locate the suspect.
“The Vernon RCMP continue to investigate this robbery and are asking anyone who knows any information about it to call the Vernon RCMP or Crime Stoppers,” Molendyk says.
An employee described the suspect as a man between 25-35 years old, wearing black sunglasses, and sporting a three day growth of beard. The employee estimated his height at 5’10” to 6’ and said he had a slim build. The clothing description is he had a grey top, orange/grey/white plaid shirt under it, grey sweat pants, brown shoes, a dark toque and black leather gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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