Peterborough police seek suspect in armed robbery of downtown bank

No one was injured after suspect pointed a firearm at bank employees before fleeing

The suspect in an armed robbery of a downtown Peterborough bank on the morning of January 10, 2022. (Police-supplied photo)
The suspect in an armed robbery of a downtown Peterborough bank on the morning of January 10, 2022. (Police-supplied photo)

Peterborough police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery of a bank in downtown Peterborough on Monday morning (January 10).

At around 10:45 a.m. on Monday, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call about a robbery at the bank at George and Hunter Street, in which the suspect pointed a firearm at employees before fleeing. Officers and K-9 searched the area but did not locate the suspect.

No one was injured in the incident.

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The suspect is described as being in his early 20s, with a large build, brown eyes and brown skin tone, with a tattoo on the back of his left hand.

He was wearing a white t-shirt with a graphic of a bird, a black coat with a hood, light-coloured jeans, and a white mask over top of a black mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca.

The suspect in an armed robbery of a downtown Peterborough bank on the morning of January 10, 2022. He has a tattoo on the back of his left hand. (Police-supplied photos)
The suspect in an armed robbery of a downtown Peterborough bank on the morning of January 10, 2022. He has a tattoo on the back of his left hand. (Police-supplied photos)