Police investigating bank robbery at Bedford BMO


Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at a bank in Bedford this afternoon.

At approximately 3:06 p.m. officers were called to a robbery that had just occurred at the Bank of Montreal located at 1525 Bedford Highway in Bedford. A man entered the location and passed an employee a note stating that he was there to rob the bank and that he had a weapon. The employee turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled on foot.   Investigators learned the suspect fled outbound along the Bedford Highway where he entered a vehicle parked nearby.  The suspect vehicle fled eastbound along Dartmouth road.  No Bank employees or customers were injured during this incident.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s, approximately 6’3” to 6’4” tall, around 210lbs with a scruffy beard. He was last seen wearing a red and white flannel shirt, jeans, sunglasses and a Toronto Blue Jays baseball hat.

Investigators are asking anyone who has information on this incident or the identity of the man to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.