Shortly after appealing to the public to help identify a man responsible for nine Metro Vancouver bank robberies, the Vancouver Police Department says they’ve captured the suspect.
His capture comes as the result of a 10th robbery at the TD Bank at 4994 Kingsway Avenue in Burnaby on Thursday evening at around 8:30 p.m.
The man whose name can’t be released pending charge approval by Crown Counsel had been on a robbery spree for the past month. He managed to commit the following bank robberies:
“With advances in video technology, evidence collection and security measures at banks, it’s not a matter of if you will caught for robbing a bank, it’s a matter of when,” said VPD spokesperson Sergeant Randy Fincham in a statement.