SECURITY camera captures image of Terrace

Terrace, B.C. bank robbed

In demanding money, suspect said he was armed with bear spray

  • Dec. 15, 2016 5:00 p.m.

A PERSON who reportedly matched the description of a person seen hanging around the Scotiabank in Terrace this afternoon is now being sought for robbing the branch located on Lakelse Ave.

The person was described as wearing a dark grey hoodie with no markings, light grey jogging pants, feminine dark rimmed glasses, a black scarf covering the lower half of the face, and possibly a black toque.

Police say a man entered the branch at 3:20 p.m. and went straight to a teller, demanding money in $50 and $100 denominations.

. “The man implied that they had bear spray in the front pocket of their hoodie. Once the money was received the man walked quickly out of the bank and turned left, heading east on Lakelse Ave.,” indicated a statement from Terrace RCMP.

If you have information about this crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).


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