Toronto Police Release Video & Update on Mummy Bank Robbery Bandit – TPS June 23, 2014

CFN – Bank robbery series, Update, “Mummy Bandit,” Security camera images/video of suspects released

Monday, June 23, 2014 – 12:41 PM
Hold Up

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Toronto Police Hold Up held a news conference requesting the public’s assistance with a series of several outstanding bank robberies.

In one series of robberies, a person was dubbed the “Mummy bandit.” Investigators now believe there has been additional bank robberies attributed to this suspect and police are releasing those images.

It is reported that:

– between October 2013 and today, the suspect has robbed ten banks in the downtown core

– on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 2 p.m., he entered a branch located in the area of Fort York Boulevard and Spadina Avenue

– he went behind the teller’s counter, pulled out a handgun and displayed it around as he demanded money

– the suspect grabbed a quantity of money and fled the area

– on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 12:15 p.m., he attended a bank branch in the area of College Street & Bathurst Street

– he was armed with a handgun and went behind the teller’s wicket, demanded a quantity of money and threatened the victims

– after receiving the money, he fled the area towards Bathurst Street

– on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 4:45 p.m., he attended a bank branch in the King Street West and Strachan Avenue area

– during the robbery he was armed with a handgun and a knife

– he held the knife to an employee’s throat while making his demands for cash

– on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 5:45 p.m., the a man entered a bank in the area of Broadview Avenue and Danforth Avenue

– the man walked behind the tellers counter and demanded a quantity of cash

– he was armed with a handgun and a yellow box cutter style knife

– he was given a quantity of money and fled the area

He is described as white, 20-30, 5’6″-5’10”, with short black hair. He was wearing a white and black baseball cap with a ‘brass knuckles’ logo, and had earrings in both ears.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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