Bank robbed in Sylvan Lake

A man who robbed a Sylvan Lake bank on Tuesday afternoon escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

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A man who robbed a Sylvan Lake bank on Tuesday afternoon escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

Sylvan Lake RCMP said that at about 3:40 p.m., a masked lone man entered the CIBC in on 50th Street and approached the teller.

He then pulled a white plastic bag out of his pocket and demanded the teller put all the money in the bag.

After getting the money, the man then left the CIBC on foot and was last seen heading down the back alley behind the bank. No weapon was displayed.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, in his early 20’s, about 1.8 metres (6 feet) tall, with a very skinny build and pale skin.

When last seen the suspect was wearing a black balaclava, black zip-up hoodie coat, black pants, and black shoes.

Sylvan Lake RCMP is appealing to anyone who many have information about this suspect to contact the detachment at 403-887-3333, or call your nearest police service or contact Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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