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Man demands money at Toronto bank, gets dye pack instead

04/06/2015 04:29 EDT | Updated 06/06/2015 05:59 EDT
Toronto police are looking for a man who sought to rob a bank on Monday afternoon, but ended up being handed a decoy bag.

A bank robbery was reported in the Danforth Avenue and Pape Avenue area at 3:22 p.m.

Police say that a male suspect made a demand for cash.

Initial reports suggest the call that police received indicated that the man was given a decoy bag with a dye pack in it.

The dye pack went off and the suspect fled.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-5500.

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