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Police allege 'Mummy Bandit' has struck again

06/03/2014 05:08 EDT | Updated 08/03/2014 05:59 EDT
Toronto police have renewed their appeal for the public’s help in identifying the so-called "Mummy Bandit," a suspect who is now alleged to have robbed 10 downtown banks since October.

On June 2, police allege that the suspect entered a bank branch in the King Street West and Strachan Avenue area at about 4:45 p.m.

It is alleged that he had a handgun and a knife. Police also allege he held a knife to an employee’s throat during the robbery.

Police describe the suspect as a 20-to-30-year-old white male, who is between 5'6" and 5'10" tall.

In some of the reported robberies, police say the suspect has worn disguises, including one in which he wore a scarf wrapped tightly around his face.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 416-808-7350. Tips can also be passed to police anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

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