Man charged over alleged robbery at YK’s First Nations Bank

Police in Yellowknife say a man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery at a downtown bank.

On the afternoon of February 13, a reported armed robbery took place at the First Nations Bank of Canada on 48 Street.

Witnesses described a man with a knife requesting money.


An undisclosed amount of cash was handed to the man, police said, before he fled on foot in the direction of the downtown core.

Following a five-month investigation, police on Thursday said a 34-year-old Yellowknife resident named Robin Kelly has been charged in connection to the incident.

Kelly faces charges of robbery with a weapon, disguise with intent to commit a crime, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Kelly was due to appear in court on Thursday.