Man wanted in Bank Robbery investigation,
Jesse Jack Breese, 21
Broadcast time: 13:10
Friday, August 10, 2018
Case #: 2018-936688
The Toronto Police Service - Hold Up Squad is seeking the public's assistance locating a man wanted in a bank robbery investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 5:05 p.m., four men were in a stolen 2017 Honda Accord
- the men drove to a bank branch located near Warden Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East
- three men entered the bank, disguising their identities with masks, sunglasses and hooded sweatshirts
- one of the men discharged a round from a handgun into the floor
- the other two men ordered all the customers to lay down on the floor
- the men obtained a quantity of money and fled the bank
On Thursday, June 7, 2018, following an investigation by the Hold Up Squad, the get-away driver and one man were arrested. The Honda Accord get-away vehicle was located and seized.
A Canada-Wide arrest warrant has been issued for Jesse Jack Breese, 21, of No Fixed Address. He is wanted for the following:
1. Robbery While Armed with a Firearm
2. Disguise with Intent
3. Discharge Firearm with Intent
4. Careless Use Firearm
5. Possession Weapon for Committing Offence
6. Use Firearm Commit Indictable Offence
7. Illegal Possession of Firearm with Ammunition
8. Unauthorized Possession Firearm
9. Possession Firearm Knowing it's Unauthorized
10. Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence
He is described as 6'3", with a slim build and short dark hair. He occasionally wears prescription glasses. He is known to frequent both Barrie and Toronto.
He is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, do not approach, and immediately call police.
The handgun alleged to have been used during the robbery has not been recovered.
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, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Christine Warner, Hold Up Squad