Robbery with weapon

Kamloops City

2021-03-17 16:30 PDT

File # 2021-8097

A 30 year old male was arrested after a local restaurant was robbed at knife point last evening.

On March 16th around 10 PM, Kamloops frontline officers responded to a call from a restaurant
located on the 1300 block of Summit Drive after a report that a male had robbed the business with
a knife. It was explained that the male entered the restaurant, brandished a knife, and demanded
the money from the cash register. The employee complied and the suspect then immediately fled
on foot. Frontline officers and the Police Services Dog Unit attended the location and began an
investigation attempting to track the suspect.

The male was described as being:

A male matching this description was shared to investigators and police were able to locate and arrest the suspect a distance away from the location without incident. As a result, a 30 year old
male who is known to police, will be facing a proposed charge of Robbery contrary to Sec 343
Criminal Code. He was later released from custody pending further investigation for court on June
7th, 2021.

This investigation is ongoing and if anyone has any information in relation this crime you are please
asked to call the Kamloops RCMP at (250) 828-3000 and reference file 2021-8097.

Publié par :
Serg. Darren Michels
Détachement de la GRC de Kamloops
 

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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