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Suspect arrested, charged more than a year after Kingston bank robbery

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Suspect arrested, charged more than a year after Kingston bank robbery

Kingston police’s major crimes unit made an arrest in an armed bank robbery that took place over a year ago.

Police say they charged an Ottawa-area man in relation to a robbery at a CIBC bank on Gardiners Road back in November 2019.

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At some point of the incident, police say a suspect brandished a small, black handgun and demanded money from tellers at the bank.

The man fled by leaping into a black Toyota CH-R, driven by a second male suspect.

Police say they bought watch statements and video surveillance to assist resolve the identification of the suspect.

Police believed the Kingston robbery was related to a robbery that took place in Ottawa earlier that day.

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After months of investigation, a warrant was issued for the arrest of the main suspect Wednesday.

Kingston police say with the assist of OPP’s ROPE Squad, the suspect was arrested without incident.

Raheim Quincy Geddes, 24, from Gatineau, Que., has been charged with armed robbery and other weapons-related offences.

Investigators are level-headed purchasing for information in relation to the second suspect, and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Joel Fisher at 613-549-4660 at ext. 6338 or via email at jfisher@kingstonpolice.ca.

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Suspect arrested, charged more than a year after Kingston bank robbery