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Robbery at Tillsonburg CIBC

By Chris Abbott, Tillsonburg News

A lone male entered the Tillsonburg CIBC bank Friday shortly after 5:30 p.m. and approached the female teller. The male threatened the teller, indicating he had a weapon. He stole a quantity of cash and fled the area on foot. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

A lone male entered the Tillsonburg CIBC bank Friday shortly after 5:30 p.m. and approached the female teller. The male threatened the teller, indicating he had a weapon. He stole a quantity of cash and fled the area on foot. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

TILLSONBURG - 

A man made off with a quantity of cash in a robbery at CIBC in the Tillsonburg Town Centre late Friday afternoon.

Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to the report of a robbery Friday at the CIBC Bank located on Broadway at about 5:35 p.m.

A lone male entered the bank shortly after 5:30 p.m. and approached the female teller. He then threatened the teller, indicating he had a weapon.

After receiving the money, the man fled the area on foot.

Members of the OPP Canine Unit and Emergency Response Team assisted with a search of the area and Forensic Identification Officers attended to examine the scene.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect described as follows:

Male, approximately 25-35 years old

Darker complexion

6’0” tall

180 lbs

Thin build

Wearing a grey three-quarter length wool coat and a black and red checkered winter hat with ear flaps

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should contact the Oxford County Crime Unit at 519-403-8955 or OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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