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SUV rams, chases, rams armoured truck in robbery attempt

Durham Police said a male is in custody after he intentionally rammed and chased an armoured truck in an SUV in Whitby.

On Friday, July 5 at about 1:35 am, members of Central West Division responded to a robbery in progress call in the area of Baldwin Street South and Winchester Road East.

An armoured truck was conducting business at a bank when an SUV intentionally collided with it. The armoured truck left the area. However, the suspect SUV continued to follow, making further attempts to ram the truck. The armoured truck drove to the Whitby GO Station where officers located the suspect SUV, said a police report.

The suspect SUV attempted to flee the area but was successfully blocked by police. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Further investigation determined the suspect SUV had been stolen.

No physical injuries were sustained during this incident.

The suspect, age 28 of no fixed address was charged and held for a bail hearing. Name and further details available at

Anyone with cellphone, dashcam, surveillance footage or any information about this incident is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

Editor’s Note: Durham Post does not name or identify the accused as:
1. Of this time, they are suspect[s] and not convicted by a court, and
2. Sometimes charges are amended or dropped.

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