Vernon bank robbery suspect facing charges

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VERNON - Police made an arrest earlier this week in connection with a robbery at a Vernon bank.

Police were called Monday, July 10, around 2:30 p.m. for a report of a robbery at the Royal Bank of Canada on Highway 97, according to a media release.

Officers determined a male suspect fled the scene prior to their arrival. The release does not say how much money, if any, was stolen.

Around 6 p.m., a 25-year-old suspect was arrested in Vernon, police say.

He is in custody and facing multiple criminal charges including robbery and possession of a controlled substance.


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