Mounties within the Okanagan Valley are investigating a string of latest armed robberies that they imagine could have been dedicated by the identical man.
The primary of the 5 incidents occurred on Oct. 18 in Osoyoos, the place native RCMP officers had been referred to as for a report of a theft with a firearm within the 9000 block of Important Road simply after 9:10 p.m.
The following incident occurred in West Kelowna on Oct. 24 within the 2500 block of Dobbin Street simply earlier than 6:05 p.m., in response to police.
The next day, Oct. 25, two robberies had been reported. The primary occurred simply earlier than 5:15 a.m. at a retailer within the 6000 block of Important Road in Oliver. The second occurred simply after 10 p.m. that night time within the 11000 block of Freeway 97 in Lake Nation.
Lastly, on Nov. 4, police had been referred to as to the 5000 block of Clement Crescent in Peachland simply after 6:45 a.m. for an additional reported theft.
In every case, the suspect entered the enterprise, informed workers he had a gun, threatened them and demanded cash, in response to police. He fled every location with an undisclosed amount of money, police stated.
The West Kelowna, Kelowna, Osoyoos, Oliver and Lake Nation RCMP detachments are all concerned within the investigation of the robberies, they usually imagine they’re all in search of the identical suspect.
Police described the alleged serial robber as a white man who stands between 5’8″ and 5’10” tall and is between 30 and 40 years previous.
He has darkish hair with a receding hairline, and he has a tattoo on his proper hand, in addition to a tattoo sleeve on his left arm that features pink ink.
Police are asking the general public for assist figuring out and finding the suspect. Anybody who acknowledges him or has details about the robberies ought to name West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880, police stated.
Suggestions will also be supplied anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.