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Bank robber demands cash by note and flees on foot

Durham Police investigators are looking for a male suspect after a bank was robbed on Friday afternoon in Ajax.

On July 29 at about 2:20 pm, members of West Division were dispatched to the Scotiabank on Harwood Avenue South for a robbery at the bank. The lone male suspect entered the bank, passed a note and made a demand for cash. The suspect fled southeast on foot, said a police statement.

There were no physical injuries to any employees, police said. It did not mention if the suspect was able to take any cash.

The suspect is described as male, White, 5’10” to 6’ tall. He wore a black baseball hat, black mask, black long sleeved shirt, dark pants with a red stripe and black running shoes.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355 or Robbery@drps.ca.

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