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Media Release

Release Date: January 23rd, 2020 - 3:35pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Ellie Bale, Regional Robbery Task Force, 905 825 4747 ext. 2416

Contact: Detective, Michael Maltar, Regional Robbery Task Force, 905 825 4747 ext. 2417

Location: Milton

Gun Point Bank Robbery in Milton

The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Royal Bank (RBC) located at 1055 Bronte Street South in Milton.

Police were called to the branch just before 6:00 pm on January 22, 2020 after four masked suspects entered the bank with guns and forced customers to the ground before stealing personal items such as wallets and cell phones. The suspects also demanded cash from bank staff at gunpoint and fled the scene in an older model blue hatchback northbound on Bronte Street South. The vehicle has since been recovered by police.

The suspects are described as:

  • One white male
  • Three black skinned or brown skinned males
  • All dressed in black with masks or scarves covering their faces

No physical injuries were sustained during the robbery.

Police are asking anyone with information or dash cam video from the area near the time of the robbery to contact the Halton Regional Police Service Robbery Task Force Unit at 905 825 4747 ext. 2416 or Detective Michael Maltar at 905 825 4747 ext. 2417.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.

Victim Services is also available to victims of the robbery or for those seeking assistance. More information on this service can be found at: https://haltonpolice.ca/about/victimservices/contact.php