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Robbery - Scotiabank Robbery- UPDATE 1- Arrest Made

Posted on Saturday June 22, 2019
UPDATE 1- Arrest Made:
 
Investigators from the St. Catharines Criminal Investigations Branch have identified the male in the earlier released photographs.
 
On Friday June 21, 2019, investigators arrested and charged with Robbery, 20 year old St. Catharines resident, Jonathan Turmel-Bunting.
 
Turmel-Bunting appeared before a Justice and was later released on a Recognizance of Bail.
 
Investigators would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter.
 
On Tuesday June 18, 2019 at approximately 9:35 am, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia, at 343 Glendale Ave., in the City of 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 (photos attached).
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 lindsay.medd@niagarapolice.ca.

Incident Number: 19-55929
Submitted By: Lindsay Medd
Approved By: David Pierini

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