Nanaimo RCMP are at the CIBC in the north end investigating after a male suspect allegedly robbed the bank and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Suspect robs bank in Nanaimo, gets away with cash

Bank robbery at CIBC in the north end happened Monday at approximately 3:30 p.m.

A bank in north Nanaimo was robbed this afternoon.

Nanaimo RCMP are at the CIBC in the north end investigating after a male suspect allegedly robbed the bank and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, said the suspect did not produce a weapon. Police were unable to establish a track and O’Brien said it appears the suspect headed north and may have left the scene in a waiting vehicle or on a bicycle.

RCMP are interviewing bank employees and reviewing surveillance video right now and expect to be able to provide more information about the crime tomorrow.

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