CFN – Bank robbery series, Update, “Mummy Bandit,” Security camera images/video of suspects released
Monday, June 23, 2014 – 12:41 PM
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 atwww.222tips.com, 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.