Salmon Arm RCMP seeking public’s help in finding robbery suspect

A college of photos via closed-circuit cameras of the robbery suspect. Salmon Arm RCMP

Police in Salmon Arm are seeking the public’s help as they investigate a robbery.

According to the RCMP, a driver was robbed of his wallet and car keys while giving the suspect a ride to a local store.

Police say the victim had met the suspect for a short time on a prior occasion. But on this trip, the suspect asked the driver to stop after a short distance, then threatened him with a weapon and demanded money.

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Police say the incident happened on Aug. 25, around 7:30 p.m.

“After taking the driver’s wallet and car keys, the suspect fled the area,” said Salmon Arm RCMP.

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“Fortunately, the driver suffered no injuries and his vehicle was not taken.”

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The suspect is described as being in his 30s, with short, black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Salmon Arm RCMP at 250-832-6044.

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