Calgary, AB,

Police ask for help to identify bank robbery suspect

The Calgary Police Service is asking for the public’s help to identify a man suspected in four bank robberies.

The latest robbery occurred on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, around 12:30 p.m., at a CIBC located in the 3000 block of Sunridge Boulevard N.E. A man entered the bank and gave a staff member a note demanding money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank.

It is believed the same man has committed similar offences at three other banks:

  • Scotiabank located in the 3500 block of 32 Avenue N.E., on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
  • Scotiabank located in the 2200 block of 68 Street N.E., on Friday, March 24, 2017.
  • Scotiabank located in the 5000 block of Falconridge Boulevard N.E., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

No one was injured in any of the incidents.

Police are releasing a photo taken from CCTV of a suspect in the hopes that someone will recognize him. 

The suspect is described as black, between 5’10” and 6’0” tall, with a slim build, brown eyes and black hair. In three of the robberies, he appears to be wearing a dark New York Yankees baseball cap, while in the fourth robbery he appears to be wearing a red Los Angeles Angels baseball cap. He also was wearing a grey hoodie and grey sweat pants in a few of the incidents.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or the Robbery Tip Line at 403-428-8787. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

Case # 17516074/3412