News

Bank robber caught robbing second bank

A man caught trying to rob a bank in Burnaby confessed to completing a similar crime in Victoria a day earlier.

The 52-year-old man was arrested by RCMP the moment he exited a Westminster Savings Credit Union in Burnaby on Thursday.

Police say he robbed the bank.

In RCMP custody, the suspect confessed to taking money from the Bank of Montreal at 1225 Douglas St. in Victoria on Wednesday, police said.

Witnesses told police a man passed a note to a teller and made off on a bike with cash.

Charges are pending.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ride-sharing company spooks taxi firms
 
Family Day boasts flurry of fun across Capital Region
 
B.C. lawyers vote to overturn Christian law school recognition
Teacher strike cheques in the mail
 
Woman assaulted, male suspect arrested
 
RDN wary of tower, smart meters
Feds, province foresee labour shortage
 
Point of prevention
 
Water chlorination in effect for part of North Cowichan

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.