Police seek suspect following Markham bank robbery

York Regional Police investigators are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery at a Markham bank.

Shortly after noon on Feb. 27, police were called to a bank in the area of Woodbine Avenue, north of Steeles Avenue for a report of a robbery. A male suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from the teller. The suspect obtained a quantity of cash and fled in a vehicle. There were no physical injuries during the incident.

The suspect was described as male, wearing a ski jacket, ski cap and gloves. His face was covered with a scarf.

Police remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police hold-up unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


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