The West Shore RCMP is currently investigating a robbery that took place at Scotia bank located at unit 116-3004 Merchant Way in Langford.
Investigators learned that a male suspect entered the bank brandishing a firearm and demanded money from the teller. The suspect collected an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank running up Kelly Rd toward Jenkins Ave.
West Shore RCMP Frontline officers along with the Serious Crimes Unit and Police Dog Service were on scene within minutes; however, the suspect remains at large. No one was injured in this crime and a firearm was recovered by police.
Police are looking for a male suspect who is described as:
- male with light-coloured skin
- approximately 5’5 tall
- slim build
- wearing all black toque, tee shirt with white graphics on the front, pants and sunglasses as well as black shoes with white soles
- the suspect was also carrying an olive and black-coloured backpack and wearing a blue surgical mask
If you know who this suspect is please do not approach him. Call 911 to speak to your local police or call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 and report it right away. You can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.
Cst. Nancy Saggar
Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4