An RCMP officer watches the alleyway leading to 272 Street and the locked CIBC branch on 272 Street

An RCMP officer watches the alleyway leading to 272 Street and the locked CIBC branch on 272 Street

Langley RCMP seek suspect after bank robbery in Aldergrove Thursday

The suspect fled the scene on foot with cash and remains at large

  • May. 20, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Langley RCMP is investigating a bank robbery that happened Thursday afternoon in Aldergrove, at the CIBC branch on 272 Street, just north of Fraser Highway.

Cpl. Holly Largy said her detachment received a call at approximately 3:45 p.m. informing them a man in a gas mask had demanded money and fled on foot with “some amount of cash.” The amount has not been disclosed.

Witnesses did not report seeing a weapon but he may have claimed to have a concealed weapon, said Largy.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, 6″0 tall and 200 pounds. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a gas mask, sunglasses, a black hoodie and grey sweatpants.

Police are investigating the incident and ask the public to call them with any information.

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