A man in a dress and wig caught on video is wanted by police in connection with a Surrey bank robbery last month.

A man in a dress and wig caught on video is wanted by police in connection with a Surrey bank robbery last month.

Man in dress suspected in heist

Asian man in dress and wig is a suspect in the robbery of a North Surrey financial institution

The man in a dress and wig walked into a financial institution in North Surrey last month, and then robbed it.

At about 6 p.m. on Dec. 29, the Asian man dressed as a woman walked into a bank in the 15100-block of 101 Avenue and was caught on video camera, allegedly demanding money.

No staff were hurt in the incident, police say.

To date, police have been unable to identify the suspect and are appealing for public assistance.

The suspect is described as an Asian male dressed as a woman wearing a patterned dress, white woolen sweater, blonde long curly wig and a pink toque.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.

 

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