A gunshot was fired during a robbery in CIBC Bank, Brampton on Tuesday morning, prompting nearby schools to shut their doors and a large search for two fleeing suspects.
Peel Regional Police Const. Bancroft Wright said officers were called to a bank branch at a plaza located on Bovaird Drive near Conestoga Drive at 11 a.m. for a report of a robbery in progress.
The pair made off with an unknown amount of cash and fled the scene on foot. A large number of police are at the scene engaging in a search.It is not clear if the suspects escaped in a vehicle or on foot.right said officers are working to secure surveillance footage of the incident.They have not yet supplied a description.The Tactical Unit and a police dog have been called out to assist in the search.
Police say shots were fired inside, but no injuries have been reported. Police said one of the robbers fired the shots.
They have not yet supplied a description.The Tactical Unit and a police dog have been called out to assist in the search.
Five schools are under a hold and secure order: Heart Lake Secondary, Conestoga Public, St. Ceclia elementary, St. Leonard elementary, and Arnott Public.