Friday, July 8, 2016 4:36 pm ·  0 Comments
On Thursday, July 7, 2016 Halton Police received two calls with in a short period of time, the call were both regarding armed robberies of banks one in Milton, and the other in Oakville.
At approximately 5:20PM, three suspects entered the Royal Bank of Canada branch located at 1240 Steeles Avenue, in the Town of Milton. The suspects approached a teller and produced a note demanding money. They indicated they had a weapon, but none was seen. A sum of money was turned over before they made good on their escape.
30 minutes later, two of the three suspects entered the Royal Bank of Canada branch located at 309 Hays Boulevard, in the community of Oak Park in Oakville. Just as in the Milton robbery, the suspects approached a teller and produced a note demanding money. During this robbery a weapon was indicated and observed by the teller. The suspects fled the area and were last seen travelling eastbound on Dundas Street.
No bank employees or customers were injured as a result of these two robberies.
The three suspects involved are described as:
1) Male black, 20-30 years old, 5’10” – 6’2””, skinny build, wearing dark heavy clothing and glasses.
2) Male black, 25-35 years old, 5”10” – 6’2”, skinny build, wearing dark heavy clothing.
3) Male black, 25-35 years old, 5’10” – 6’2”, medium build, small facial hair, wearing dark heavy clothing.
These suspects are considered to be armed and dangerous. Should any member of the public observe the suspects, they are being asked not to approach them and immediately call 911.
Anyone who may have information about this investigation is being asked to call investigators at the Milton or Oakville Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747 Det. Tom Hockney extension 2491 (Milton), Or A/Det. Mike Tidball at extension 2275 (Oakville). Alternatively a Crime Stoppers tip can be submitted by calling 1-800-222-8477(TIPS); through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com; or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).