On the 13th of February 2018 at just before 10:00am a lone male entered the Royal Bank of Canada located at 1 Jane Street Port Hope and approached a teller. He produced a note and indicated it was a robbery. He received an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank last seen walking eastbound towards the rear parking lot. No weapon was seen.
He is described as male Caucasian 6 feet tall wearing a red toque with dark sunglasses, green jacket and a yellow shirt. Port Hope Police officers were on scene in minutes of the call and searched the area. Durham Regional Police K-9 services attended the scene and assisted in the search for the suspect. Port Hope Police are not sure if a vehicle was involved but are checking surrounding surveillance cameras.
There were no physical injuries to staff members or other persons in the bank. The bank was closed for the preliminary investigation and will be closed for the remainder of the day. Please see image of suspect attached to this release.
Anyone with information or can assist in the identity of this individual is asked to call Port Hope Police at 905-885-8123 extension 243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org