Bank Robbery Under Investigation by Niagara Falls Detectives – UPDATE #1

Niagara Regional Police Service detectives assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the Meridian Credit Union, located at 4780 Portage Road, in the City of Niagara Falls on February 23rd, 2023.

Additional images have been obtained and detectives are appealing to members of the public for assistance identifying both the suspects and the suspect vehicle.

The white Dodge Caravan used during the commission of the offence was bearing Ontario registration #CSCS014.  It has since been determined those licence plates were stolen on February 15th, 2023, from an address on Scott Street near Meadowvale Drive, in the City of St. Catharines.  Both the stolen licence plates and the white Dodge Caravan remain outstanding.

Suspect #1 is described as:

–          Male

–          Black

–          Approximately 6’0” tall

Suspect #2 is described as:

–          Male

–          Black

–          Approximately 5’9” tall

–          Wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with BARRIE on the left chest and a red maple leaf logo underneath

The Meridian Credit Union is offering a $15,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective by dialing 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009128.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.


Incident #23-18927


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