Second bank robbery on Brant Street in the last three months; no weapons seen – no injuries.

By Staff

March 25, 2014


The Halton Regional Police Service is reaching out to the public to assist in identifying a suspect involved in a bank robbery.

Just after 10:30 am this morning, Tuesday March 25th, 2014, a lone male entered the CIBC Bank at  575 Brant Street  and demanded cash.

No weapons were seen on the suspect or observed by bank employees.  No one was injured.

The suspect was given a quantity of cash and he subsequently left the bank last seen walking northbound on Brant Street.

Suspected bank robber at the tellers wicket.  No one was injured – cash was taken.

Suspect Description:

Male, white
40 to 50 years of age
Approximately 5’10” to 5’11″”
Large build, 200 lbs
Wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie underneath a plaid coat, dark sunglasses and a black ski mask with a baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Ophoven, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext 2343

Bank robbery suspect captured on security camera walking towards the tellers.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

This is the second bank robbery in Burlington within the last three months.  In January the Bank of Montreal was held up by a lone male bandit.  Police dogs were brought in but the scent was gone.  No arrest was made yet for that robbery.

Background links:

BMO on Brant Street robbed in January.

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2 comments to Second bank robbery on Brant Street in the last three months; no weapons seen – no injuries.

  • Stephanie Cooper-Smyth

    Bank protocol Maggie – tellers are trained to comply not to escalate (confront) these situations. And rightly so.

  • Maggie Steiss

    If there were no apparent weapons (which means he probably didn’t have any or he would have shown them) then why on earth did the teller give him the money.