Downtown Bank Robbery Under Investigation – St. Catharines

On November 8th, 2022, at 11:16am Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines / Thorold) responded to the Bank of Montreal, located at 31 King Street in the City of St. Catharines regarding a robbery that just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers determined a male suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from the teller.  The suspect received an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and fled the bank on foot.  No employees or customers inside the bank received any physical injuries.

Detectives assigned to the 1 District Criminal Investigative Branch have assumed carriage of the investigation.  They are being assisted by members from the Forensic Services Unit.

The suspect is described as follows:

–          Male

–          White

–          30-40 years

–          5’5” tall

–          Thin build

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective by dialing 905-688-4111, option 3, 1009511.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can 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 #22-128047