Police looking for suspects in downtown robbery

Kamloops RCMP Detachment Media Release
March 3, 2021
File: 21-6599

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is investigating after a business was robbed on Victoria Street this morning.

Around 11:12 a.m., March 3, frontline officers responded to a panic alarm at a business on the 700-block of Victoria Street, related to a robbery involving a knife. Two men were reported as stealing cash and a cordless phone from the store, as well as an employee’s wallet and cellphone.

Police set up a containment area and, with the assistance of the Police Dog Service Unit, searched for the suspects and evidence. A number of items were located and seized as part of the investigation.

The suspects are described as:

·         Caucasian

·         Male

·         Six feet tall

·         Dressed in baggy clothing

One of the suspects was described as wearing a dark green jacket; the other as wearing a black sweater, flat brim hat, and carrying a bag with a box inside.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information or surveillance from the incident is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-6599.

If you need to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip here on our website.