Prince Rupert RCMP are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a city bank Friday afternoon.
Mounties say a lone male suspect entered the BMO branch on the corner of 2nd Ave West and 3rd Street at about 1 pm.
The man threatened staff with a weapon, then left through the main entrance doors with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect headed north and crossed 2nd Avenue West before turning east down the alley between 1st Avenue West and 2nd Avenue West.
The suspect is described as:
-6 feet to 6’4″ tall
– large build
– wearing a grey sweatshirt and dark pants.
If you saw anyone matching this description before or after the time of this robbery, you are asked to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).