Release Date: February 7th, 2020 - 10:08am
Originator: D/Sergeant, Ellie Bale, Regional Robbery Task Force, 905 825 4747 ext. 2416
Contact: D/Constable, Michael Maltar, Regional Robbery Task Force, 905 825 4747 ext. 2417
The Halton Regional Police Service continues to investigate a bank robbery that took place at the TD Canada Trust Bank located at 6501 Derry Road in Milton (near intersection of Derry Road and Scott Boulevard).
Police were called to the branch at approximately 7:50 pm on February 6, 2020 after two masked suspects entered the bank and demanded cash from staff at gunpoint.
The suspects are believed to have left the scene in a dark coloured SUV. Witness accounts suggest the vehicle initially fled westbound on Derry Road before turning around and leaving the area eastbound on Derry Road.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect 1: Male, white and approximately 20 -29 years of age. Approximately 5'8" tall, with a slim build. The suspect was wearing dark clothing including a jacket with a hood and dark coloured track pants. He was wearing a black ski mask and black gloves.
Suspect 2: Male, approximately 20-29 years of age. Also seen wearing dark clothing including a ski mask and gloves.
No physical injuries were sustained during the robbery.
This is the eighth bank robbery since December 13, 2019 that the Halton Regional Police Service is investigating.
Police are also asking to residents to be vigilant when attending banks (including parking lots) and report any suspicious activity to police.
Witness information or dash cam video can be crucial to detectives investigating this 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 Regional 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