NANAIMO (NEWS 1130) – A thief in Nanaimo seemed to be in a festive mood when he robbed a bank on Monday.
RCMP say a man was wearing a Santa hat when he went up to a bank teller, told them he had a weapon, and then ran away with some cash around 2:00 p.m.
Bank robbery On Dec 23rd, 2:10 pm suspect robbed a local BMO bank. White male, 40-50 , medium build, discarded Santa hat, glasses, leather jacket and gloves after robbery, left with undisclosed amount of cash @cityofnanaimo pic.twitter.com/6uNzm6VNR9
— Nanaimo RCMP (@NanaimoRCMP) December 24, 2019
A bunch of the clothing he was wearing, including that Santa hat, was found by police later on.
The man is described as a white male, medium build, five foot eight inches tall, and is about 40 to 50-years-old.
Officers are now trying to track down the suspect.
If you have information on the identity of this person, contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.