Milton Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested


The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after three suspects were arrested in Guelph following an alleged attempted bank robbery in Milton.

The incident took place on Aug. 3.

Two males - with their faces covered - entered the Royal Bank at 55 Ontario St. and attempted a robbery, say Halton police.

The suspects left in a getaway vehicle.

Investigators say the same suspects are llnked to another bank robbery in Guelph — the SIU has invoked its mandate following a crash.

Guelph police received the bank robbery call around 10:30 a.m. and officers located a suspect vehicle, according to the SIU.

A short time later, the vehicle struck a sign at 1499 Gordon St.

Two young men were arrested and a third young man - who was in a back passenger seat - was rushed to hospital where he’s listed in serious condition.    

Two investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned the file.

The SIU is asking anyone who may have information to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529, and upload any video evidence related to this incident.

Halton police are asking anyone with information to phone the 1 District criminal investigations bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2416 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

File photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police

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