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Police seek downtown bank robber

Police are looking  for help finding a suspect in the robbery of a downtown Winnipeg bank on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
Police are looking for help finding a suspect in the robbery of a downtown Winnipeg bank on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Walther Bernal

WINNIPEG – Police are looking  for help finding a suspect in the robbery of a downtown bank.

The man entered the Royal Bank at Portage Ave. and Main St. Wednesday and gave a note to a teller demanding money. He was given some cash and fled, police won’t say how much money was taken.

“The suspect is described as: Male, Aboriginal in appearance, approximately 35 years old, 5’6” to 5’8” tall with a heavy build and pock-marked cheeks. He was wearing a jacket and jeans,” police say in a news release.

If you can help police with the investigation, call officers at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

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