Investigators have arrested the second suspect wanted for a bank robbery last week in Whitby.
On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, robbery investigators arrested the suspect. Investigators also advised that the substance sprayed in the bank during the robbery was consistent with being either pepper spray or bear spray.
Nickeem SPARKES, age 20 of Bristol Road in Mississauga is charged with: Robbery with a Weapon; Disguise with Intent; Administer Noxious Thing and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace. He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Baggio of the Major Crime - Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5366.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE SENT JANUARY 12, 2018
Suspect Arrested and Another Sought after Bank Robbery in Whitby