Reward offered for arrest of Pickering credit union armed robbery suspects

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Published January 3, 2023 at 11:09 am

Durham Police have released a surveillance photo of two suspects believed to be responsible for an armed robbery in Pickering in early December.

West Division officers responded to an armed robbery at the Meridian Credit Union on Kingston Road on Wednesday December 8 at approximately 7 p.m. Two men, both armed with handguns, entered the bank and made a demand for cash from the employees. The suspects then forced the employees into the vault and took a quantity of cash before fleeing the scene.

Suspect #1 is described as Black, approximately 6’ tall, slim build, wearing black track suit, black shoes, construction vest and balaclava.

Suspect #2 is described as Black, approximately 5’8” tall, faded black jeans, red and white Jordan shoes, dark sweater, construction vest and ski mask.

Meridian Credit Union is now offering a $15,000 reward to anyone who provides any information that leads to the arrest of the two suspects involved.  Meridian advised this is another step taken to help protect its employees and its members.

Anyone with surveillance or dashcam video in the area at the time of the incident, or anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

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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