Looking to Identify Male Involved in Multiple Southern Ontario Robberies
Hamilton Police Service is looking for public assistance with the identity of a male involved in multiple bank robberies around the Southern Ontario area.
On December 31, 2018, shortly after 12:30 p.m., the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) located at 917 Queenston Road, Hamilton was robbed at gunpoint by two masked males. They were able to escape with a quantity of cash.
Later that same day another gunpoint robbery took place at a Scotiabank in London. The males matched the suspect descriptions from the earlier Hamilton robbery.
On February 15, 2019, police were able to link the same males to another armed robbery at a Scotiabank on Bathurst Street in Richmond Hill.
No physical injuries were reported during these incidents.
The above suspects are believed to be responsible for several other bank robberies occurring in multiple jurisdictions between London to Newmarket from December 31, 2018, through March 13, 2019.
Suspect #1 Description:
- Male, medium complexion, 5’7 to 5’11
- 16 to 21-years-old
- Slim build
- Wearing black-rimmed reading glasses, a black mask, and a grey Roots sweater, black logos and white pulldown lace.
The second suspect description is not being released at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into these crimes, you are asked to contact Detective Frank De Vuono by calling 905-546-8937 or Detective Constable Patrick Cole at 905-546-8936.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com