February 26, 2016 10:13 am

Security images released of man wanted in Toronto bank robberies

Security camera image of man involved in two bank robberies.

Toronto Police Service

Police have released security images of a man wanted in connection to two bank robberies in Toronto last week.

It is alleged the suspect walked into a bank on Feb. 11 at 6:45 p.m. in the Sheppard Avenue East and Midland Avenue area and handed over a note to the teller indicating he had a gun.

Police say the man was given a quantity of cash and walked out.

The same man also entered a different bank on Feb. 19 at 6:45 p.m. in the Yonge Street and Yonge Boulevard area and also handed over a note.

Police say the suspect started to pull a gun out of a satchel and was given a quantity of cash.

The man is described as white, in his 40s, between, 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall, thin build, clean-shaven and wore prescription glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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