Isolated Incident at Scotiabank in Downtown Woodstock

Story has been updated after a bank robbery at the Scotiabank in Downtown Woodstock today.


WOODSTOCK - Woodstock Police are investigating after a bank robbery at the Scotiabank in Woodstock today. 

Police say a lone white man entered the bank on Dundas Street around 12:45 p.m today. He was wearing a dark shirt, dark pants and a red motorcycle style helmet entered the bank through the front doors. 

The man demanded cash from one of the tellers and an undisclosed amount of money was given to him. He left the bank in an unknown direction. 

The Woodstock Police Forensic Identification Unit also responded to assist with the investigation.

The male suspect is described as being 5’10”, medium build, wearing a red motorcycle helmet (open face), a black biking jacket, black pants and red shoes. It appears that the male was carrying some type of dark coloured bag.

There were no weapons involved and there were no injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Woodstock Police or Crime Stoppers. 



WOODSTOCK - Nobody was injured and at no point was there a threat to public safety after a heavy police presence in Downtown Woodstock today. 

Several cruisers, including the Criminal Forensic Unit responded to an isolated incident at the Scotiabank in downtown Woodstock this morning. We did witness several detectives at the scene as well. Police are not providing any details about the incident at this time, other than to say it was isolated and no threat to public safety. 

The bank was closed during the incident and several people were outside, waiting to get in. We spoke with one gentleman who said they had booked the day off work for an appointment. The bank will likely be closed for the rest of the day, however the bank machines are still open. 

We will provide you with more information if we get any from the Woodstock Police. 

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