On March 23rd, 2022, at 3:04pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold) responded to the Pen Centre Shopping Mall, located at 221 Glendale Ave, in the City of St. Catharines. Officers attended the scene regarding a robbery in-progress at a financial institution.
Investigation revealed three male suspects entered the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). One of the suspects jumped over the counter and obtained an undisclosed amount of currency. No weapon was observed, and no physical injuries were sustained during the incident.
The suspects fled the scene East on Glendale Ave towards Ontario Highway #406 in a silver, 4 door, Mazda vehicle.
The suspects are described as follows:
– Skinny build
– Wearing a burgundy jacket, black pants, light blue gloves, white face mask
– Heavy build
– Wearing a grey jacket, black pants, black gloves
– Medium build
– Wearing a black jacket, black pants, black shoes, black gloves
1 District detectives have been assigned to the investigation and are appealing to the public for assistance identifying the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension #1009011.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.
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