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Man being sought in Orillia bank robbery

The man stated he had a gun and fled the scene though the direction and mode of transportation are not known
2018-01-05 Bank Robbery Suspect
Photo supplied by OPP

On Jan. 5, 2018, members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery at a bank in the City of Orillia.

At approximately 3:43 p.m. a lone male entered the Scotiabank branch located at 3305 Monarch Dr. in the City of Orillia. The male stated he had a firearm although one was not observed. After a brief encounter, the male fled the bank in an unknown direction or mode of travel.

The male is described as:

  • Male between 18-25 years old
  • 5'10" -6'-2"
  • Thin build
  • Wearing blue jeans and a black coat

The Orillia Crime Unit along with the Orillia OPP continues to investigate this incident. If anyone recognizes the person in the picture, was a witness to this incident or has information regarding the circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.