News

Armed robbery closes South Surrey bank

Yellow police tape blocked off the RBC in Morgan Crossing Tuesday afternoon. One of the glass doors (below) was shattered. - Sarah Massah photos
Yellow police tape blocked off the RBC in Morgan Crossing Tuesday afternoon. One of the glass doors (below) was shattered.
— image credit: Sarah Massah photos

Police are searching for a man who held up a South Surrey bank Tuesday morning.

According to Mounties, a man wearing a navy ski mask and bandana produced a weapon while robbing the Royal Bank of Canada in Morgan Crossing in the 15700-block of Croydon Drive at 9:30 a.m.

Police would not specify what weapon was used.

No one was injured. The robber left with an undisclosed amount of money, and the bank was closed for part of the day, with broken glass from a shattered door littering the entrance.

It is not known if the man fled on foot or in a vehicle.

The robber is described as a white male in his late 20s, five-foot-10 with a slim build and wearing blue jeans, grey runners and gloves.

The bank remained shut down until mid- to late-afternoon, with a sign at the entrance directing patrons to the Johnston Road branch. .

Wednesday morning, a security guard was stationed inside.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Fraser facing fines for delayed surgeries
 
Surgical waits average five months in B.C.
 
Fire at Surrey home claims cat
Final touches for new South Surrey rail bridge
 
Surrey youth recognized
 
‘Rogue broker’ fined, banned from practise
Robbed Good Samaritan gets her gear replaced by Langley store
 
NDP demands audit of Multi-Material BC
 
Signs of life at stalled Cloverdale mall redevelopment project

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 27 edition online now. Browse the archives.