RCMP looking for suspect in Vernon bowling alley robbery

VERNON – An armed man held up a staff member at a Vernon bowling alley over a week ago.

The robbery at Lincoln Lanes on 25 Avenue happened in the evening on March 29, but RCMP are just now releasing information about the crime.

A man, who had his face covered, produced an unidentified weapon and demanded money from a bowling alley employee, according to a RCMP media release.

Police say the suspect took off on foot with some cash. No one was injured.

RCMP utilized all their available resources, including a police dog, but the man got away.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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