Man Arrested In 2016 Windsor Bank Robbery

Windsor Police cruiser. Photo courtesy Windsor Police Service/Facebook

A DNA match has led to the arrest of a suspect in a 2016 Windsor bank robbery.

Windsor police officers arrested the 47-year-old Hamilton man at an address in the Toronto area Thursday.

The robbery occurred September 23, 2016 at a bank on Tecumseh Rd. E near Turner Rd. A man entered the bank and demanded money from the teller, saying he had a weapon. Police say no weapon was seen.

The suspect was identified through a DNA sample that was taken on the day of the robbery and examined by the Centre of Forensic Sciences. Windsor police were recently notified of the match.

The man has been returned to Windsor to appear in court.