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Police searching for bank robber

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A bank robbery Monday on Portage Avenue in broad daylight has police looking for a lone male suspect.

Police said the man confronted an employee around 4 p.m. inside the Royal Bank at Portage Avenue and Main Street and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as Caucasian with a fair complexion, in his early 50s, about 5-foot-9 and 155 pounds with an average build. He was wearing khaki-coloured pants and a red jacket with a broad white stripe running down each sleeve from shoulder to cuff.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact police at 204-986-6219 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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