Man wanted for attempted bank fraud in Clarington

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Published March 1, 2024 at 1:15 pm

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A man is wanted after an alleged attempt to open a bank account with a fake ID.

The unidentified man went to the TD Bank at 570 Longworth Ave. in Bowmanville, Durham Regional Police said. They allege the man used a fake passport to try and open an account.

Bank staff recognized the passport as a phoney and called the police. The man fled the bank when he realized.

Police describe the suspect as a West Asian man between 25 and 29 years old. He stands about five-foot-seven and has dark hair and a dark beard.

Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3736 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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