Vancouver Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a bank robber they believe is responsible for seven robberies in nine days.
 
James Henry Otter has a lengthy criminal record dating back over 25 years with multiple convictions for drugs, robbery and other violent offences. He is also wanted Canada-wide for multiple counts of robbery, as well as a breach of a conditional sentence order.
 
Otter is white, 47 years old, has a very thin build, a shaved head and possibly has a reddish-blonde goatee.  Both his arms have full tattoos and he has love tattooed on the fingers of one hand and hate tattooed on the fingers of the other hand.  He also has a scar over his right eye.
 
The seven robberies occurred over a nine day period, with OTTER robbing twice in one day on one occasion. A gun was indicated in the hold-up notes and verbalized by OTTER, however, none was ever seen. The public is requested not to approach OTTER, but to call 911 immediately.
 
Synopsis of Bank Robberies:
 
October 13th, 2:40 p.m.
1400 block Londsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
 
October 14th, 12:50 p.m.
100 block Terminal Avenue, Vancouver
 
October 15th, 1:25 p.m.
1900 block Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
 
October 16th 4:05 p.m.
2500 block Commercial Drive, Vancouver
 
October 19th 2:32 p.m.
100 block Terminal Avenue, Vancouver
 
October 20th 12:11 p.m.
1700 block Commercial Drive, Vancouver
 
October 20th 3: 30 p.m.
1100 block W. Georgia Street, Vancouver
 
 
Vancouver Police are advising an