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Man and woman, both 20, face charges in
bank robbery investigation



Broadcast time: 15:05
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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416-808-7350

Case #: 2017-1898831


Toronto Police Service Hold Up would like to make the public aware of the arrests of a man and woman, both 20, in an investigation into two bank robberies.

It is alleged that:

- on Friday, October 20, 2017, at 12:25 p.m., a man entered a bank branch in the Albion Road and Islington Avenue area, wearing dark sunglasses, a hooded jacket and gloves

- he gave the bank employee a hold-up note demanding money

- he fled with a quantity of money

It is further alleged that:

- on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 13:52 p.m., a woman used the ATM to scout the branch in the Royal York Road and Eglinton Avenue West area

- approximately 15 minutes later, a man wearing dark sunglasses, a toque, a scarf wrapped around his lower face and gloves, entered the branch

- he approached the teller, produced a hold-up note demanding money

- he fled with a quantity of money

Responding officers received information regarding the suspects’ location.

The man and woman, with a two-month-old baby, were located on a nearby TTC bus.

David Baboochan, 20, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) two counts of Robbery
2) two counts of Disguise with Intent
3) two counts of Fail to Comply Recognizance


Jamilla James, 20, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) Robbery

They both appeared in court at College Park on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 10 a.m., room 507.


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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Acting Inspector Domenic DiPassa, Hold Up