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Arrest made in downtown Oshawa bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect after the CIBC branch at Simcoe Street South and King Street was robbed Monday afternoon. (Photo by Colin Williamson)

Durham police have arrested a 53-year-old in connection to a downtown bank robbery.
On Monday, Jan. 20, at approximately 4 p.m., officers responded to the CIBC branch on Simcoe Street South for a reported robbery.
According to police, a man entered the bank, passed a note to the teller and fled then on foot with a quantity of cash. No one was injured during the incident.
The 53-year-old man of Court Street in Oshawa is charged with robbery. He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact Durham Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.