Police Release Details of Robbery Suspect in Burlington


Halton Regional Police have provided additional information regarding a bank robbery in Burlington.

According to police, on November 29 shortly after 4 pm officers responded to the Scotiabank branch at 4011 New Street after a 911 call was placed reporting that the bank had been robbed by one suspect.

During the robbery the 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 on foot north through the plaza before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

He is described as male with tanned skin in his early 20s, a black ski mask over his 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 and carrying a small black canvas bag.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as an 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.

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