Bank distraction theft has police looking for two suspects in Pickering

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Published March 25, 2024 at 12:31 pm

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Police are looking for two suspects involved in a bank distraction theft in Pickering last month.

The victim was at a Bank of Montreal ATM at 1360 Kingston Road on Sunday, February 11 at about 2:25 p.m. when he was asked for help in using the machine by two men.

During the exchange the two suspects stole the victim’s bank card and managed to withdraw $1,500 from the account.

The first suspect is described as a white male, 30-40 years-old and approximately six feet tall with a heavy build.

The second suspect is a white male, 50-60 years-old, and about 5’5” with a small build.

Anyone with video footage, dash cam footage or information about this incident is asked to contact Det. MacKinnon of the West Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2529 or at [email protected].

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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