Police investigate robbery at west-end bank

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this evening at the RBC located in the Springbrook Plaza on Broadway at C Line.

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at approximately 7:45 p.m., police received a report that a robbery had just occurred at the RBC located in the Springbrook Plaza, 489 Broadway.

An RBC staff member reported that a male had entered the front door of the bank and approached the customer service counter. The male handed a piece of paper to a customer service representative. The bank employee responded by turning over a quantity of cash to the male. The suspect exited the building through the front door. It is unknown which direction the suspect fled and it is unknown whether the suspect left the area on foot or in a vehicle.

The suspect is described as male, black, believed to be in his mid 20’s, approximately 6’ tall, heavy build, curly black hair possibly tied in a top bun, scruffy facial hair, an earring in his left ear and dark frame mirrored sunglasses. The suspect was wearing a black zippered windbreaker with a hood and a “Kappa” logo on the left chest and both shoulders, dark blue jeans rolled up to the knees and low cut black “Van” shoes with white piping. The suspect was seen holding a cellular phone in either a pink or orange case.

Police are continuing their investigation and would like to hear from anyone who might have witnessed the male in the area or who can assist with identifying the suspect.

Anyone who has further information is asked to contact Orangeville Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

Posted on May 2, 2019