Armed Robbery Update

Nelson Police Department would like to update the public that the bicycle used in the April 11, 2014 armed robbery of Kootenay Currency Exchange has been located and is in police possession. The bicycle will be returned to the owner in the coming days.

Nelson Police Department would like to thank the public for all of the information received regarding this robbery to date and encourage the public to continue to contact police or Crimestoppers with any information about the matter.

Investigators are not able to provide any further specific details of the investigation at this point.

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.