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CanadaToronto police looking for suspect in Rexdale bank robbery

22:26  15 april  2019
22:26  15 april  2019 Source:   thestar.com

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Toronto police looking for suspect in Rexdale bank robbery © Provided by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited A still from the surveillance video released by Toronto police.

The Toronto police hold up unit is seeking the public’s help after a Saturday afternoon bank robbery in Rexdale.

According to a Monday news release, a man walked into a bank branch near the intersection of Rexdale Blvd. and Hwy. 27 around 4 p.m. The man allegedly waited in line before approaching the teller and verbally demanding money.

The man kept his hands in his sweatshirt and stated that he had a weapon, said the release.

The teller handed over a sum of money and the man fled the branch toward the parking lot.

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Police also released security footage that clearly shows the suspect’s face.

The release describes the suspect as 25 to 30 years old, between five-foot-10 and six-foot, 180 pounds, with a goatee. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a black hood and a stripe down the sleeves, dark grey pants and black shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Rhianna Jackson-Kelso is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @RhiannaJK

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