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Media Release

Release Date: November 29th, 2018 - 8:25pm

Originator: Detective Jared McLeod, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2385

Contact: Detective Steve Siomra, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2343

Location: Burlington


Bank Robbery in City of Burlington

The Halton Regional Police Service are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Burlington.

Shortly after 4pm on November 29, 2018, police officers responded to the Scotiabank branch located at 4011 New Street in the City of Burlington after a 911 call was placed reporting that the bank had just been robbed by one suspect.

One suspect entered the bank and jumped overtop the counter after ordering the tellers to open tills in order to obtain money.  No weapons were seen, no one was injured and an undisclosed sum of money was taken.

Suspect fled the bank on foot North through the plaza before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

Suspect #1 Description:

  • Male
  • Tanned Skin
  • Early 20s
  • Black Ski Mask over face
  • Wearing white hooded sweatshirt that had black sleeves with red lettering up and down the sleeves, wearing black gloves
  • Dark coloured pants with dark coloured shoes
  • Carrying a small black canvas bag

Suspect Vehicle Description

  • Older Style Brown Buick Regal driven by unidentified second suspect.

Both suspects remain outstanding at this time.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Steve Siomra at 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau 905 825 4747 Ext. 2343.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.