Police probing armed robbery in Georgina Friday afternoon

Investigators searching for masked man with conducted energy weapon

Police in Georgian are asking for help in figuring out who was behind a Friday afternoon armed bank robbery.

Investigators say a suspect entered a bank along Pefferlaw Road around 2:30 that afternoon, wearing a surgical mask and armed with a conductive energy weapon. The weapon was allegedly pointed at an employee while demands for cash were made. Police say the suspect fled the scene shortly after he was given an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • 40 to 50 years of age
  • Slim build, short dark hair
  • Wearing a black T-shirt, a black surgical mask, carrying a green construction sweater and a reusable grocery bag

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dash camera footage that could be of assistance is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext 6631.