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RCMP arrest suspect in February armed robbery of Yellowknife bank

Yellowknife RCMP have announced that Robin Kelly, 34, has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the First Nations Bank of Canada in February.

Robin Kelly, 34, charged with armed robbery in relation to February incident at First Nations Bank

RCMP released this photo of the suspect in a robbery of First Nations Bank in Yellowknife in February. On Thursday, police announced they had arrested the suspect. (RCMP)

Yellowknife RCMP have announced that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the First Nations Bank of Canada.

The robbery took place on Feb. 13. A man allegedly entered the bank at about 12:10 p.m., brandishing a knife and demanding money.

After an employee provided cash to the man, he was believed to have fled on foot toward the downtown core, RCMP said in a news release.

After the robbery, police began an investigation, asking the public for assistance, and using its Forensic Identification Service.

Robin Kelly, a 34-year-old from Yellowknife, has been arrested and charged with robbery with a weapon, disguise with intent to commit, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Kelly is scheduled to appear in court in Yellowknife on July 11, the release states.