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Man, 37, arrested in Bank Robbery investigation,
Queen Street West and Dufferin Street area

Broadcast time: 16:20
Monday, July 17, 2017

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Case #: 17-1255862

Toronto Police Service Hold Up would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a financial institution robbery.

It is alleged that:

- on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., a man entered a bank in the Queen Street West and Dufferin Street area

- the man pulled up his jacket hood, partially covering his face

- the man handed the teller a written note and demanded a large quantity of money

- the man fled the branch without obtaining any money

On Friday, July 14, 2017, Barry Slimmon, 37, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Robbery

He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, July 15, 2017, room 111.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Christine Warner, Hold Up