UPDATED INFORMATION ON MARCH 14TH MEDIA RELEASE

On March 12, 2016, just after 3:30PM, a bank in the 700 block of Royal Oak Drive was robbed. 

A lone male entered the bank, approached a teller, and demanded money.  No weapon was produced, and after receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled out of the bank and jumped into a car that was waiting for him outside the bank. 

Saanich Police were quickly on scene and located the vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle was arrested however a passenger managed to escape apprehension and is still outstanding.  Police are looking for a suspect who is described as a Caucasian man, 20-30 years old, scratches or scabs on his face, and wearing a blue hooded sweater.

“Right now Detectives from our Major Crime Unit are working with Officers from our Patrol Section and Forensic Identification Section to identify this suspect.” A/Sgt. Jereme Leslie said. “Our Detectives are asking that if you have any information about this robbery to contact us.”

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect, or has information about this robbery, is asked to call Saanich Police at 250-475-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

SPD File 16-05509

A/Sgt. Jereme Leslie #228

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