RCMP called in to deal with ‘agitated’ bank customer in West Pubnico

Published on February 15, 2017


WEST PUBNICO, N.S. – The Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a disturbance at the RBC Royal Bank in West Pubnico Wednesday morning, Feb. 15.

The RCMP say a woman became agitated while at the bank. Staff locked her out of the building until police arrived.

According to a media release, the RCMP members in attendance spoke to the woman and served her notice under the Protection of Property Act, which makes it an offence for her to return to the property for one year.

Yarmouth Rural Detachment commander Staff Sergeant Ben Parry says the notice under the Protection of Property Act applies to all other RBC branches as well.

He said no criminal charges are being laid.

The RCMP say no one was hurt during the incident.