As reported AFPOn Wednesday (29/6/2022), local police said in a statement that two armed men entered a bank in Saanich, a town of 114,000 people outside the capital Victoria, British ColumbiaTuesday (6/28) afternoon around 11:00 a.m. local time.
“Several police officers responded to the scene and confronted the gunmen who opened fire on the police. Two suspects were shot dead by police and died instantly,” a statement from local police said.
He added that no bank workers or members of the public were injured in the incident.
Another person, also believed to be a suspect, is believed to be still missing after the robbery.
“This remains an ongoing police incident with a significant police presence in the area,” Saanich Police Chief Dean Duthie said at a news conference.
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