A Winnipeg man is facing a robbery charge after being arrested in an attempted bank robbery Monday afternoon, police say.
Officers responded to a hold-up alarm from a Portage Avenue bank branch in downtown Winnipeg just after 4 p.m., where they found the suspect — who had been unsuccessful in obtaining any cash in the incident — still inside.
According to police, the 37-year-old man handed a staff member a note demanding money, which led the employee to signal police with the alarm.
Police said no weapon was used by the suspect, who was later released on an undertaking.
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