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Police searching for suspect in alleged Woodstock bank robbery

Woodstock police are looking for a suspect after a bank was reportedly robbed on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.
Woodstock police are looking for a suspect after a bank was reportedly robbed on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Woodstock police

Police in Woodstock are on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged robbery.

Officers responded to a reported robbery at a Scotiabank location on Dundas Street at about 12:45 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say that moments before, a male suspect had entered the bank through the front doors and allegedly demanded a teller hand over cash.

An undisclosed amount was given to him, according to police, and he reportedly left the bank, travelling in an unknown direction.

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Police say no one was injured and a weapon was not used during the alleged incident.

Officers have described the suspect as a five-foot-10 man with a medium build. He was reportedly wearing a red motorcycle helmet with an open face, a black biking jacket, black pants and red shoes, and police say he seemed to be carrying some kind of dark-coloured bag.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Woodstock police or Crime Stoppers.