Montreal police hunt for suspect after holdup at Lachine bank
Published Friday, February 1, 2013 5:15PM EST
MONTREAL—One suspect is on the loose in Lachine after police responded to an armed robbery on Friday afternoon at a bank at the corner of Remembrance St. and 32nd Avenue.
No one was injured in the holdup and one suspect was caught by police shortly after they were called at 3:25 p.m. The busy intersection has a large shopping centre and a National Bank outlet.
“We have information that a handgun was used, but no gunshots were fired,” said Constable Annie Lemieux. “We have a lot of information, but we need to confirm it with officers on site first.”
Police have no description of the suspect at the moment.
The area at Remembrance St. and 32nd Ave. where a holdup was reported on Friday afternoon. (Courtesy Bing Maps.)