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Suspect sought after CIBC was robbed by man with a weapon

The suspect approached the teller at the West Street South bank, stated he had a weapon and requested money; Police seek help identifying male suspect

The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a robbery at a local bank in the city of Orillia.

On Nov. 12, 2019 at approximately 4:40 p,.m. a male entered the bank on West Street South in the City of Orillia. The suspect approached the teller and stated he had a weapon and requested money. The teller handed over an unknown amount of cash. The suspect then fled southbound on West Street.

The Orillia OPP responded quickly to the incident and called out Central Region Canine (K9) to assist with the investigation. The suspect is still outstanding and police are continuing the investigation.

If anyone can identify the suspect or has any information regarding these circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities.

If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers online or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).