Christopher Swain of 100 Mile House has been charged with robbery and wearing a disguise in relation to the CIBC bank robbery. Angie Mindus photo

Charges laid against CIBC bank robbery suspect

100 Mile House man charged with robbery and wearing a disguise

One charge of robbery and another of wearing a disguise with intent to commit an offence were sworn against Christopher Michael Swain in Williams Lake Wednesday.

Swain, 39, will remain in custody until his next court appearance scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 13 in Williams Lake Provincial Court.

The charges stem from an incident at the CIBC bank on Oliver Street Tuesday afternoon where an attempt was made to rob the bank.

Swain is from 100 Mile House.

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