Police and ambulance were on scene following an armed robbery at Scotiabank in Grandview Corners Thursday.

Armed robbery at South Surrey bank

Man sprays people with mace before taking off with undisclosed amount of money.

A number of South Surrey bank patrons were treated for pepper-spray injuries following an armed robbery Thursday afternoon.

RCMP’s canine unit is on the scene attempting to track a suspect who entered the Scotiabank in the 2400-block of 160 Street and sprayed at least six people before taking off with an undisclosed amount of money.

According to Surrey RCMP, the robbery occurred just before 1 p.m. The suspect is described as a man covered “head-to-toe” in black, with a hoodie and bandana covering his face.

It is believed he fled the area on foot.

Police are currently trying to determine the suspect’s direction of travel and if there is a vehicle associated with the robbery.

More to come…

 

 

 

 

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