Calgary, AB,
07
November
2015
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21:12
America/Denver

Man charged in three recent bank robberies

The Calgary Police Service has charged one man in relation to three bank robberies that took place this week.

At approximately 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, a male suspect entered the ATB branch located in the 11, 000 block of Rocky Valley Drive N.W. He approached the victim teller and presented a note indicating he was armed and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and he then left the premises.

At approximately 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, a male suspect entered the Scotiabank located in the 200 block of 61 Avenue S.W.  He made his way to the teller where he presented a note indicating he was armed and demanded money.  The bank manager approached him and asked to remove his sunglasses at which time he fled the bank.

At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, a male suspect entered the ATB branch located in the 1100 block of 17 Avenue S.W. He approached the victim teller and presented a note indicating he was armed and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and he then left the premises.

On Friday, Nov. 7, 2015, officers located the suspect in a downtown hotel where he was arrested.

It is believed these robberies may have been conducted in an effort to support a fentanyl addiction.

Curtis Douglas KELLER, 23, of Calgary is charged with three counts of robbery.