Crime of the Week



The Oct. 12 brazen daylight robbery of the Bank of Montreal in Bothwell remains under investigation, and police would like the public’s help in solving this one.

A man entered the bank shortly before 3 p.m. that day, concealing what appeared to be a firearm in his sleeve, and demanded money from bank employees. Police say he received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank on foot, heading west.

Police describe the suspect as white, about 6-foot-2, with a slim build, and scruffy. He was seen wearing a Hollister navy blue hoodie, gray sweatpants, sunglasses, white running shoes and black-and-yellow motorcycle gloves.

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