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Suspect sought following Markham bank robbery

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking a suspect and any witnesses following a bank robbery in the City of Markham.

On March 14 at approximately 10:10 a.m., York Regional Police responded to a bank located on Highway 7 East and Jonquil Crescent, for a report of a robbery.

Officers say they learned that one male suspect, believed to be armed with a handgun, approached an employee and demanded cash. The suspect then allegedly obtained money and fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as male, brown, in his 30 to 40 years.

Investigators 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 police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6630, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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