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Keremeos restaurant target of armed robbery

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PENTICTON - Keremeos RCMP are investigating an armed robbery in the quiet agricultural community.

The Keremeos Subway restaurant was held up at around 9 p.m. last night, Dec. 16, according to a media release from RCMP media spokesperson Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

Moskaluk says a lone man entered the business wielding a knife and demanding cash from a restaurant employee.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police describe the suspect at 5'11" tall with a medium build. He was wearing black clothing, including a hoodie and ski mask.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the robbery is asked to call the Keremeos RCMP at 250-499-5511, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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