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Cranbrook man receives 3-year sentence for 2018 Revelstoke bank robbery

A Cranbrook man was sentenced to three years in jail earlier this month for robbing a Revelstoke bank in 2018.
A Cranbrook man was sentenced to three years in jail earlier this month for robbing a Revelstoke bank in 2018. File / Global News

On Friday, Revelstoke RCMP announced that Henry Jon Christian Harder of Cranbrook was sent to jail for robbing a TD Bank branch in Revelstoke last year.

Harder received a sentence of three years in connection with the robbery.

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According to police, the bank on 1st St. West was robbed on April 6, 2018, at approximately 6:50 p.m., when a lone adult male entered the branch and demanded money. The man then fled with an undisclosed amount of money, leaving the scene in a blue Pontiac Sunfire.

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By using video surveillance and witness accounts, police said, they were able to identify the man. And on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Cranbrook RCMP arrested Harder, 32, without incident.

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Police said that Harder pleaded guilty to one count of robbery on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. On Wednesday, Feb. 6 in Revelstoke, he was sentenced to three years in custody and was also given a lifetime firearms prohibition.

Revelstoke RCMP added they were appreciative of all the public contributions regarding this incident.

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