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OPP looking for Parry Sound bank robbery suspect

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UPDATE: Police in Parry Sound are looking for a suspect after a bank robbery.

According to a news release from the West Parry Sound OPP, officers responded to a robbery around 3:33 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.

The bank in question is reportedly a CIBC branch.

A man had entered the bank, and left after getting handed a quantity of cash. He fled on foot, and no one was injured during the robbery.

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The West Parry Sound OPP Crime Unit is continuing the investigation with the assistance of the OPP Forensic Identification Services and OPP Community Street Crime Unit.

The man is described as between five feet and six to eight inches tall. He weighs roughly 160 to 175 pounds, and was wearing a beige ball cap, a black t-shirt with a pink collar, and blue shorts.

“Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority,” read the police release.

“Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.”

PARRY SOUND, ON- According to a report from the Parry Sound North Star, a bank was robbed in town this afternoon.

The male suspect in the robbery, who is reportedly known to the police, remains at large. The bank that was robbed was the CIBC, according to the paper’s report.

The theft had taken place around 3:30 p.m. after the man passed a teller a note. That was according to the West Parry Sound OPP media spokesperson, Constable Joe Scali, cited by the paper.

The investigation is ongoing.

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