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Off Duty Transit Police Officer Instrumental In Capturing Robbery Suspect

Yesterday at approximately 3 pm a male suspect entered and committed a Robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia in New Westminster. An off duty Transit Police member was alerted to the Robbery by Bank staff. The off duty Transit Police member called 911 and proceeded to follow the suspect. The member provided valuable suspect descriptions and direction of travel allowing members of the New Westminster Police Service to locate and arrested the suspect without incident. The cash from the Robbery was recovered during a search of the suspect. The suspect was scheduled to appear in New Westminster courts this morning.