NRPS investigating Scotiabank robbery

Security photo of the suspect.

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Tuesday, June 18/2019, at approximately 9:35 a.m., members of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia, at 343 Glendale Ave., in St. Catharines.

Initial investigation revealed a lone male suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from the teller. The suspect received a quantity of Canadian and American currency from the teller, before fleeing the premise on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 20’s with brown scruffy facial hair. He is approximately 5’7″-5’10”, thin build, wearing khaki pants, a grey ‘American Eagle’ sweater, with dark coloured (possibly black or navy blue) sleeves and a dark toque with a grey and white stripe.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Branch in 1 District are continuing with the investigation and ask that anyone with information, which can assist in the possible identification of the suspect male, contact Detective Constable Lindsay Medd at

Information on crimes can also be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.

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Telephone – 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
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