White Rock RCMP are asking the public to help identify this man

White Rock RCMP are asking the public to help identify this man

‘Bearded’ robber targets White Rock bank

White Rock police are looking for a man who wore a fake beard to rob the HSBC Bank Canada.

White Rock RCMP are asking the public to help identify a man who robbed the HSBC Bank Canada (1493 Johnston Rd.) on Wednesday afternoon.

SuspectAccording to police, the robbery occurred around 4:40 p.m. Jan. 21, when a man wearing a black toque and a fake beard walked in and demanded money from a teller, stating he had a gun.

No weapon was produced, and the man fled on foot after receiving a sum of cash.

The robber – whose image was captured clearly by surveillance cameras – is described as a five-foot-11 Caucasian. He was also wearing a brown hooded jacket and black athletic pants with a light-coloured stripe down the legs.

Anyone who can identify the man, or with information on the robbery, is asked to call police at 778-593-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.