Bank robbery update


2017-11-30 13:25 PST

File # 2017-40339

Suspect inside bank Suspect in Tim Horton's attempted robbery


Suspect entering bank

The Nanaimo RCMP is continuing with their investigation into the robbery of the Scotia bank located at 6750 North Island Highway, located in the Norad Plaza, near Costco in north Nanaimo. The robbery took place at approximately 3:15 pm on Wednesday November 29, 2017. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was produced and no employees were injured during the incident.

Pictures of the suspect from the Scotia bank robbery and of the suspect involved in an attempted robbery of a local Tim Horton’s robbery from earlier in the day are attached. Investigators believe it is the same person involved in both incidents. The Tim Horton’s attempted robbery occurred just after midnight on Wednesday November 29, 2017

The suspect male is described as follows:

Clothing description:

If anyone has information on either of these two crimes or of the identity of the suspect, call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.

Released by

Cst. Gary O'Brien

Media Relations Officer
Community Policing Services, Nanaimo
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-3257
Cell: 250-713-0701
Fax: 250-755-3238


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