Axe used in attempted robbery at Wasaga Beach

Suspect arrested after fleeing without any cash

OPP have charged a 29-year-old Wasaga Beach man after an attempted armed bank robbery on Mosley Street in the town.

The weapon of choice, in this case, was an axe.

Rebuffed by bank staff, the suspect fled but was arrested a short time later.

Charges include:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Robbery with Violence
  • Breach of recognizance
  • Fail to comply with a probation order
  • Possession break-in instruments
  • Mischief over $5000