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‘Armed’ robber sought after Scotiabank held up in Orillia Friday

ORILLIA — Police are looking for a young man in blue jeans and black coat after a bank robbery here Friday.

Police are seeking  this man after an "armed" bank robbery in Orillia Friday afternoon.

Police are seeking this man after an “armed” bank robbery in Orillia Friday afternoon.

Provincial police in Orillia say that on January 5, they responded to a 911 call at 3:43 p.m.
A lone male entered the Scotiabank branch located at 3305 Monarch Drive.
The man said he had a firearm — although one was not observed.
After a brief encounter the male fled the bank in an unknown direction or mode of travel.
Police release a video picture of him entering the bank.
He is described as age 18 to 25 and between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-2 tall.
He has ahin build and was wearing blue jeans and a black coat.
The OPP Orillia Crime Unit along with the Orillia OPP detachment continue to investigate this incident.
They ask that if anyone recognizes the person in the picture was a witness to this incident or has information regarding the circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.
If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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