The man believed to be depicted in this bank surveillance video has been arrested.

Suspected bank robber in a wig arrested

A 39-year-old Surrey man has been taken into custody on suspicion that he robbed a bank

A man suspected of robbing a North Surrey bank while wearing a dress and wig has been arrested and faces charges.

At about 6 p.m. on Dec. 29, an Asian man dressed as a woman walked into a bank in the 15100-block of 101 Avenue and was caught on video camera, allegedly demanding money.

No staff were hurt in the incident.

Police sent out a release on Tuesday indicating the 39-year-old Surrey man was identified and taken into custody.

Investigators have since identified the person they believe may have been responsible and are recommending robbery charges.

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