Halton police make arrest in year-old Oakville Scotiabank robbery

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Published February 13, 2024 at 1:29 pm

A Stoney Creek man has been charged in connection with a bank robbery that happened last year in Oakville.

According to Halton police, on Jan. 17, 2023, two would-be robbers barged into the Scotiabank located at 611 Third Line in Oakville. They hopped onto the counters and demanded cash from employees.

No weapons were used in the course of the robbery and no injuries were reported to police.

Late last week, Thomas Penasse-Stanley, 21, of Stoney Creek was arrested by HRPS investigators and charged with robbery.

Penasse-Stanley was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police are still investigating and have not laid charges against the second suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

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