York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit investigators are asking the public for assistance in identifying two male suspects following an armed bank robbery in the Markham.

At approximately 7:55 p.m. on March 7, two male suspects, wearing masks, entered a bank located in the area of Kennedy Road and Dennison Street. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun while the other climbed over the counter and began emptying out the teller registers. They fled on foot with a quantity of cash.

Both of the suspects were described as male, approximately five feet eight inches tall, thin build, wearing black masks, sunglasses and black hats. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and the other was carrying a dark-coloured backpack.

Police remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help identify suspects, 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 or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.