Kingston Police Investigating Bank Robbery

Published on: 2018/10/09 - in News

Kingston Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place today at the 863 Princess Street Scotia Bank.

UPDATE: Kingston Police report the suspect was arrested later that same day:

(Following the robbery) quick work by responding officers and investigators resulted in identifying the accused.

The investigation led to the Locks on Kingston Mills Road where the accused was waiting to be picked up. At approximately 6:25 p.m. the accused was arrested as he walked out from behind trees and bushes towards and unmarked cruiser. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

A 36-year-old local man is charged with robbery, and breach probation.

According to police, a lone male entered the bank at approximately 1:05pm and handed the teller a note demanding cash. No weapon was used or seen.

The suspect exited the bank within 5 minutes, headed north through the parking lot and was last seen going east on Concession Street.

He is described at being 5’8 tall with a medium build, short dark hair, no facial hair, and in his 30’s. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a grey “Adidas” sweatshirt and blue jeans.

If you see the suspect, police ask that you call 911 immediately. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Fisher at 613-549-4660 ext. 6338 or via email at

You can also provide tips by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Suspect CCTV images via Kingston Police