Public Assistance Request Armed Robbery

Nelson Police File 2014-1466

Nelson Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating the bicycle used in the recent armed robbery at Kootenay Currency Exchange. Nelson Police Department has determined the bicycle used by the suspect to arrive at and depart from the scene was stolen prior to the robbery.

The bicycle is unique and described as a Kona (brand) “Jake the Snake” (model) cyclocross or road style bike. The bike is primarily green in colour with a white stripe on the down tube area. The bike has drop racing style handlebars as well and could be described as newer and higher end in terms of quality and condition. A photograph of the bicycle is attached for reference.

Should members of the public feel that they have located this bicycle please contact Nelson Police Department. Do no attempt to pursue or approach any individuals associated to this bicycle.

All information regarding this event can be forwarded to police or Crimestoppers.