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Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Sept. 18, 2019

A man suspected of robbing the same bank in Basel twice in a matter of months is now in custody, according to the cantonal prosecutors’ office. 

Pixabay Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

He was arrested on Saturday.

The 46-year-old is thought to have robbed the Basel-Land Kantonalbank in Oberdorf in April and then again in August. Each time he got away with several thousand francs.

Police say they received numerous tipoffs after a reward of CHF 25,000 was offered.

The money will be paid if conviction is secured.

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