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Perth County OPP Reports - July 26, 2017

Web posted on July 26, 2017

(PERTH EAST, ON) - On Tuesday July 25, 2017, shortly after 1:30 p.m. the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a robbery at the CIBC bank located on Main Street North in the Township of Perth East.

Through the course of investigation, it was determined that an unknown male entered the bank and confronted employees with a weapon. A quantity of money was taken at which time the suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Members of the OPP Emergency Response Team, OPP Canine unit and Perth County OPP crime unit were deployed to the area and are assisting in this investigation.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6'0" tall, thin build, wearing a shirt and a grey zip up sweater. The sweater had the image of an eagle on the back of it. He was also wearing long green shorts and a ball cap with a Budweiser emblem on the front of it. The suspect had a blue and white bandanna partially covering his face.

No bank staff were injured during this incident.

The Perth County OPP Crime Unit is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 393-6123. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.