85-year old Alexander James Bird, from Clinton, is due back in court in Williams Lake on April 8th.
Bird is charged with committing a robbery where a firearm is used, careless use of a firearm, and possession of a firearm without a license.
100 Mile House RCMP were called to the CIBC bank just before 11 am on June 3rd of 2019.
Police say a suspect entered the bank and produced a rifle and a shopping bag before demanding that it be filled.
After receiving the cash, the elderly man is then accused of placing a loaded .22 caliber rifle on the counter before leaving.
Police say his vehicle was photographed and an arrest was made when it was spotted a short time later.