Early morning robbery lands three people in cells

Kamloops City

2021-02-08 12:22 PST

File # 2021-4166

A report of a robbery involving a suspected firearm lead to a large police presence in the Ord Road area earlier this morning.

Around 7:15 a.m. on February 8, Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a report involving a man who had been robbed of a bike by someone with what appeared to be a firearm. The suspect’s vehicle was located nearby and several people were arrested. An airsoft pistol and a quantity of drugs were seized by police during the investigation.

The victim and suspect are known to each other and there is no risk to the general public.

Three people remain in custody as part of the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP detachment at 250-828-3000.
 

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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