One of two bank robbery suspects arrested in Toronto

Crime 100By Staff

September 7, 2016


One of the two men who tried to rob the BMO bank located at 1505 Guelph Line has been arrested.

The robbery took place on August 4th, when two suspects entered the bank, approached the counter and passed a note to the teller demanding money.

The suspects were unsuccessful in obtaining money and fled on foot westbound through the plaza. There were customers and employees inside the bank at the time of the incident, no one was harmed.

Suspect 1 is described as: male, black, mid 20’s, 6′ feet tall, thin build. He was wearing a black baseball cap with white writing and a black jacket.

Suspect 2 is described as: male, black, mid 20’s, with braided hair. He was wearing a baseball hat and a long sleeve shirt.

Investigation quickly identified Mohamed Yusuf ABDULLAHI (25yrs) of Toronto as a suspect (suspect 1) and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

On September 6th, 2016 ABDULLAHI was arrested in Toronto by members of the Provincial Rope Squad on an unrelated matter. He is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing on unrelated robbery charges on September 7th, 2016 in Toronto.

ABDULLAHI is being charged with 1 count of robbery for this incident and will appear before a Halton court to answer to the charge at a later date.
Investigative leads are being followed up with regarding the identity of the second suspect.
This investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the 3 District Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343 or D/Cst. Al MacEwan at Ext. 2349 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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