Police arrest man for robbery of Queen and Woodbine bank

Toronto police have arrested a man in connection to a bank robbery near Queen Street East and Woodbine Avenue.

Aaron Scott, 29, has been charged with robbery, according to a release from Toronto Police 55 Division today.

Police said that on Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. a man wearing sunglasses and a baseball hat entered a bank near Queen Street East and Woodbine as it was preparing to close.

He “asked the teller about opening up an account” and then “made a verbal demand for money and indicated he was armed with a gun.”

But he was not successful in obtaining any money, said police, and subsequently left the branch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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