Serial bank robbery suspect strikes again in Toronto, police say
TORONTO – Police say a man already wanted in connection with three bank robberies in Toronto and Cobourg this month has struck again, on the same day they released security camera images.
On Friday morning, police released pictures of a man suspected of robbing Toronto banks on February 11 and 19.
Based on those images, Cobourg police recognized the man as the suspect in the robbery of a local bank on Thursday.
He was apparently back in Toronto Friday, as police say he robbed a TD Bank branch near Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue at approximately 8 p.m.
In each case, the robber handed a bank employees a note demanding cash, and claiming he was armed.
Police say the suspect was carrying a gun in at least one of the robberies.
He is described as white, in his 40s, 5’7″ – 5’9″, thin build, clean-shaven and wears prescription glasses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
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