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One man arrested following Armed Robbery at a cannabis growing facility…

SICAMOUS, BC: Police in Sicamous continue to investigate an early morning armed robbery of a cannabis growing facility.

On April 7, 2020 shortly before 4 AM, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a licenced medical cannabis grow operation in the Sicamous area. A representative of the growing facility attended the location after receiving a notification of an alarm at the premises.

Once on scene, the property representative encountered suspects armed with firearms. A shot was allegedly fired towards the property representative during an ensuing confrontation.

The victim was uninjured during the incident. The suspects fled from the scene in a motor vehicle which was later spotted abandoned in the Enderby area by North Okanagan Rural RCMP.

A search of the area surrounding the suspect vehicle, was supported by the Southeast District Emergency Response Team and resulted in the arrest of a man.

The criminal investigation into the violent break-in remains ongoing led by the Sicamous RCMP, being supported by North Okanagan Rural RCMP. Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878.

Written and released Southeast District RCMP.

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