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Man Arrested in Bank Robbery Investigation,
Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue area,
Dae Ung Ium, 40

Broadcast time: 10:15
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Hold Up

Case #: 2020-1099352

The Toronto Police Service Hold Up Squad would like to make the public aware of an arrest as part of a bank robbery investigation.

On Monday, June 15, 2020, a bank robbery took place in the Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- a man entered a bank while attempting to conceal his identity by wearing a baseball hat, sunglasses and a medical mask covering his face

- the man approached a teller and began to shout as he handed the teller a note

- the note was a demand for cash and indicated he was armed with a gun

- the man was given a quantity of cash before fleeing the area

Uniformed officers from 41 Division, the Emergency Task Force and Police Dog Services arrived on scene quickly and located a man.

On Monday, June 15, 2020, Dae Ung Ium, 40, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1. Robbery
2. Disguise with Intent

He appeared in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 10 a.m., in room 412.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Inspector Lauren Pogue, Hold-Up Squad