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London man, 39, charged in alleged armed robbery of casino winnings

London police vehicles in police parking garage, September 6, 2017. (Matthew Trevithick/AM980).
London police vehicles in police parking garage, September 6, 2017. (Matthew Trevithick/AM980). Matthew Trevithick/980 CFPL

A 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with an ongoing armed robbery investigation by London police.

Police searched a home on Platts Lane Friday in relation to the probe, which dates back to Aug. 25, when investigators say a man was allegedly robbed of his casino winnings.

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According to police, the victim went to a casino around 3 p.m., and while playing the slots, won a large sum of money. While there, police say the victim met another man, and later went for a ride with him in his vehicle.

During this ride, police allege the accused robbed the victim after producing what appeared to be a handgun. No injuries were reported.

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A London man has been charged with armed robbery in connection with the incident and is scheduled to appear in court in London on Oct. 30.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.