Calgary, AB,
03
October
2014
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17:32
America/Denver

Seeking Public Assistance – Bank Robberies

The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in relation to a recent string of bank robberies that are believed to be connected.

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a man entered the CIBC located in the 10000 block of Southport Road S.W. He approached the bank teller and handed her a note requesting money. He was then given an undisclosed amount of cash before he walked calmly out of the bank.

The suspect is described as black, 30 years old, 6’ tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a black jacket with the hood up with a grey sweater underneath, and black gloves. Photos of the person of interest are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

The suspect is believed to be responsible for four additional bank robberies which recently took place in Calgary including:

  • CIBC located in the 3600 block of 17 Avenue S.E., on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 (Case #14323142)
  • Scotiabank located in the 1400 block of 17 Avenue S.E., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 (Case #14343773)
  • Scotiabank located in the 8700 block of MacLeod Trail S.W. on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 (Case #14378667)
  • CIBC located at 4600 block Bow Trail S.W.  on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 (Case #14382671)

Anyone with information about these robberies or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service Robbery Unit at 403-428-8787, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #: 14382671, 14378667, 14343773 and 14334142