UPDATE: Bank Robbery
Three people remain in custody following a bank robbery this evening.
At approximately 5 p.m., today, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, police were called to the Bank of Montreal in the 2300 block of 4 Street S.W. for reports of a robbery at the bank.
Containment was set up to ensure the safety of those nearby, while officers determined if any suspects remained in the bank.
It is believed the suspects may have used firearms during the offence and that the staff remained safely locked within a room inside the bank during the robbery.
Three men fled the scene. They were each located nearby and taken into custody without incident.
The Robbery Unit continues to investigate and further information, including any potential charges, will be provided when it becomes available.
The Calgary Police Service would like to thank the media and the public for respecting the request to refrain from revealing the locations of officers through social media.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637
Details of a media availability will be sent in a separate media advisory.