Update on the Scotiabank robbery

Crime 100By Staff

February 3rd, 2018


An update on that Thursday bank robbery on Dundas.

This is going to be a tough one to solve – the three robbers wore masks and were heavily disguised.

The Scotiabank branch located at 4519 Dundas Street in Burlington was robbed at approximately 7:50 pm on Thursday.

Scotis robbery 1 and 2

Suspects 1 and 2.

Three male suspects entered the bank and approached the tellers. One of the suspects brandished a handgun, while the other two assaulted the tellers and demanded money. The bank employees complied and the suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of monies.

Scotia suspect 3

Suspect 3

The suspects fled the bank and were last observed running Southbound towards Dundas Street.

A handgun was observed during the robbery and two bank employees suffered minor injuries.

This is going to be a tough one – with weapons involved our police officers are at significant risk.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team at 905-825-4747 ext 2343. Tips can be forwarded to Crime Stoppers; “See Something, Hear Something, Say Something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.crimestoppers.ca or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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