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Bank robbery suspect arrested in Kelowna

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March 16, 2019 - 4:14 PM

KELOWNA — Police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a Kelowna bank this morning.

Kelowna RCMP responded to the bank robbery while it was still in action this morning, March 16, shortly after 8 a.m.

The suspect had entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded cash, a media release says.

He then fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

"Our front line officers spotted the suspect in a vehicle in the area of Springfield Road and Hollywood Road South," Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey says in the release. "Those officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop with the black Dodge Neon, and managed to take that suspect into police custody with out incident."

The suspect is a 58-year-old Kelowna man. He faces potential charges and remains in police custody.

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