Woman robbed while trying to withdrawal money from East Vancouver ATM

Vancouver, BC – A Vancouver Police arrest has led to criminal charges after a woman was robbed while trying to withdraw money from an East Vancouver ATM Saturday night.

ATM Theft
File Photo – ATM Theft

The 34-year-old victim was attempting to use a bank machine near Broadway and Commercial around 10 p.m. Saturday when she was approached by a stranger who asked for a cigarette. The victim refused, and the man allegedly shoved her against a wall and demanded money.

The woman fled and called 9-1-1, and VPD officers located the suspect sleeping inside the ATM vestibule. He was arrested for robbery and taken to jail.

Gregory West, 30, has been charged with robbery.

Vancouver Police Department

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