VicPD arrests suspected serial armed robber

Police have nailed the bad guy they think committed eight armed robberies around the region since September.

Police have nailed the bad guy they think committed eight armed robberies around the region since September.

Victoria police detectives arrested the 30-year-old Victoria man on Sunday and are recommending charges for eight robberies, some of which were caught on video and which showed a six foot white male between the ages of 20 and 30 in the act.

The arrest is the culmination of a joint investigation by VicPD, Saanich Police and West Shore RCMP.

Using a search warrant late Monday, police raided a home in the 3000-block of Washington Avenue where they seized various items that will help in the investigation and charges being laid.

The suspect has been remanded into custody until next Monday, Oct. 24.

The man is suspected in the armed robbery of Money Mart in Langford’s Millstream Village on Oct. 1, in what would have been his seventh holdup.

The last suspected robbery Panago Pizza at 1108 Yates St. on Oct. 2.

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