Woman, 26, arrested in connection with Winnipeg bank robbery

Winnipeg police have arrested a woman believed to have robbed a Winnipeg bank last week.

The suspect entered a Royal Bank on Main Street Thursday demanding cash claiming she had a gun

Police were called to the Royal Bank on Main Street, across from the Manitoba Museum, just after 3 p.m. on Thursday to investigate an armed robbery. (Courtesy Shaun Nodrick)

Winnipeg police have arrested a woman believed to have robbed a Winnipeg bank last week.

The 26-year-old suspect entered a Royal Bank in the 500 block of Main Street just after 3 p.m. Thursday and approached a 28-year-old female teller.

The suspect then demanded cash and suggested she had a gun, although the teller never saw the weapon.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

Police arrested the suspect Saturday around 11 p.m. She has been charged with armed robbery using a firearm, police said.

The Major Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.