Suspects wanted for weekend armed robbery at downtown Kelowna – Okanagan cannabis store


A cannabis store was broken into on Sunday evening, according to Kelowna RCMP, who are asking the public for help in locating two suspects.

Police said a man and woman entered the Lawrence Avenue store at 10:45 p.m. and demanded money from an employee.

“The couple threatened the employee with a gun and fled on foot with undisclosed cash and merchandise in store,” said Cpl. Tammy Lobb.

“Kelowna RCMP and Dog Services searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects. “

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Police, who noted that no one was injured during the theft, released images of the two suspects.

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The suspect is described as tall and muscular. He was seen wearing a dark gray Under Armor hoodie with black overalls, black gloves and a face mask with a skull motif.

The female is described as being of medium height with a small build with frizzy red hair down to the shoulders. She was seen wearing a faded orange or red Lululemon hoodie with light blue jeans, black gloves and a light colored face mask.

“Investigators believe this was a targeted theft and are encouraging other cannabis stores to be vigilant in their security measures and report any suspicious activity to their local RCMP detachment,” said the RCMP. Kelowna.

Anyone with or witness to this theft is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP Flight Unit at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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