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Police investigate two robberies

Lawrence Ave. Subway

Two armed robberies last night have RCMP in Kelowna and West Kelowna on the lookout.

Police received the first call just before 5 p.m. A man wielding a large kitchen knife demanded money at the Wild Kingdom Erotic Luxury boutique located at 3466 Carrington Rd. in West Kelowna. Mounties say an employee made the call after handing over a small amount of cash to the man, who fled on foot to a waiting vehicle.


The suspect is described as Caucasian, 5'8" with a slim build. He appeared to be 20 - 25 years of age and was wearing a mask over the lower portion of his face.


The vehicle was described as a dark-coloured single cab pickup truck.


The second robbery took place just before 9 p.m. at the Subway restaurant on Lawrence Ave. in Kelowna. RCMP say a man produced a knife and demanded money but was refused by employees. He fled on foot.


The suspect is described as Caucasian, clean shaven but with a pock-marked face. He appeared to be 25 - 30 years of age and was wearing sunglasses, khaki pants and a dark hoodie.


Anyone with information is asked to call the RCMP at 250-762-3300 or 250-768-2880, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Text information online at CRIMES (27437) ktown or offer information online at www.crimestoppers.net.

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