A 54 year-old Regina male has been charged in connection with the recent robbery of a financial institution in down town Regina.
This investigation began on Monday, January 6, 2020, just before 10:00 a.m., when police were dispatched to a financial institution in the 2000 block of 11th Avenue (downtown). The information received indicated that a lone male entered the building, approached an employee, and demanded cash. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the building on foot. No one was physically hurt in the robbery. Continued police investigation led to identification of a suspect, who was located and arrested by plainclothes investigators on Friday, January 10, 2020.
Fifty-four year-old Albert Michael POWER is charged with:
- Robbery [344(1)(B) CC];
- Disguise with intent [351(2) CC];
- Fraud under $5,000 [380(1)(b) CC];
- Possession of stolen property under $5,000 [355(b) CC; and
- Breach of Probation [733.1(1) CC].
POWER will make his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020.