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Suspect to be identified

Bank Robbery
Gender: Male Height: 6 ft 0 inch / 183 cm
The Toronto Police Hold Up Squad are releasing security video of a bank robbery suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

This male suspect is responsible for a series of five financial robberies, which have occurred in the GTA areas of Toronto, Durham Region and London.

The released video depicts the first bank robbery and it is alleged that:
-on Saturday April 7, 2018 at 10:10am, a man entered a bank near Yonge Street and Wellesley Street West wearing a ‘LA’ baseball cap, dark sunglasses and a scarf around the lower portion of his face in an attempt to conceal his identity
-he approached a Customer Service Representative and placed a blue backpack on the counter
-the man put his hand inside the backpack and made a verbal demand for money, indicating he had a gun in the bag
-he was given a quantity of money and exited the branch


It is further reported that five other related bank robberies took place;
-on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 10:40am on King Avenue West in Newcastle (Durham Region)

-on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at 10:30am on Bloor Street West and Spadina Avenue, on this date he had a black beard and moustache 

-on Friday May 18, 2018 at 9:30am on Oxford Street East and Richmond Street, London

-on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 3:15pm on Kingston Road and Victoria Park Avenue



The man has been described as male black light complexion, 25 – 35 years, 6’ with facial hair. During the robberies he wears dark sun glasses and his hair is covered with a baseball hat.

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