Burnaby robbery suspect behind bars

A 36-year-old Burnaby man is in custody after allegedly trying to rob a money exchange business in Richmond.

On January 20 around noon Richmond RCMP received a report of a robbery at the Su-Hui-Da Currency Exchange located at 5461 No 3 Road. A masked man entered the business, produced a firearm and tried to gain access to the rear of the business but was unsuccessful. Police were in the area at the time of the report & observed a male flee the business. The male matched the description provided & was arrested.

36 year old Kevin Xiao Dong Luo of Burnaby has been charged with Attempted Robbery, Wearing a Disguise With the Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence & Using an Imitation Firearm in the Commission of an Offence. Luo remains in custody & will be appearing in court January 24th.