Police Seek Suspect in Copperfin Credit Union ATM Robbery

Image of Copperfin Credit Union ATM Robbery Suspect - TBPS Media Handout
Image of Copperfin Credit Union ATM Robbery Suspect - TBPS Media Handout

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service seek public assistance to identify a suspect who is connected to a recent robbery at a credit union ATM.

TBPS says the original incident occurred on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at about 10:20 am at the Copperfin Credit Union at 71 Algoma Street South.

Police report that the victim of this robbery was retrieving money from an ATM at the credit union. When the money was issued by the machine the victim was pushed by one of two males who were inside the vestibule.

The money was taken and the accused males fled the area.

As a result of an ongoing investigation by members of the Break and Enter And Robbery (BEAR) Unit, one of the two males connected to this incident was identified, located and charged. The second male remains at-large and police are still working toward positively identifying him.

The unidentified suspect is described as being an Indigenous male believed to be 20-to-30 years of age. He wore blue jeans, khaki boots, a black shirt, a black baseball cap and sunglasses at the time of the incident.

Investigators have obtained surveillance footage showing the suspect.

An image has released to the public in hopes the suspect can be positively identified.

If you have any information that could assist investigators in identifying this suspect please call police at 684-1200 or submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com.