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Suspect charged in series of ATM robberies
Police were looking for the public's help locating the robbery suspect seen in these photos. The 31-year-old was located early Saturday morning.
Julia Parrish, CTV Edmonton
Published Monday, December 17, 2012 12:21PM MST
Last Updated Monday, December 17, 2012 12:26PM MST
A day after police announced they had found and arrested a man suspect in a series of personal robberies at ATMs, police said they have laid nearly a dozen charges.
On Monday, police said Jason James Gamble, 31, had been charged with three counts each of robbery, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public and breach of probation, two counts each of assault causing bodily harm and a charge of aggravated assault.
Police were called to the first incident at about 1 a.m. on Saturday, at a bank in the area of 108 Street and 82 (Whyte) Avenue.
A man had started using the ATM inside, when a suspect allegedly assaulted him with a weapon after he’d entered his PIN number.
EMS also responded – the man was treated and taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police said a similar incident had taken place on Dec. 10 at 42 Street and 118 Avenue at about 6:30 p.m., and on Dec. 12 at about 8:30 p.m.at 65 Street and 118 Avenue.
Investigators said officers noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of 50 Street and 98 Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday – that vehicle was listed as stolen, and police conducted a traffic stop, where two suspects were arrested.