Monday, June 17, 2024

Robbery suspect nabbed moments after Victoria bank holdup


The TD Bank at Fort and Douglas Street was held up early Tuesday morning – sparking a large police presence in the area.

The robbery occurred at about 8:55 am. Staff at the bank were able to provide a good description of the suspect, and as a result, officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect within 10 minutes of the robbery.

A Victoria police traffic officer drove his motorcycle along the sidewalk for a short distance and caught up to the fleeing bank-robbery suspect on Courtney Street.

The suspect is known to police. No weapon is believed to have been produced in the robbery.

A note was posted at the entrance of the TD stating they are closed due to an emergency.

A note is posted at the entrance of the TD bank stating they are closed to an emergency. Image: Colin McCann
Victoria Buzz Staff
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