Bowmanville credit union robbed.
BOWMANVILLE – Durham Regional Police are hunting for a man after a robbery Tuesday morning at a credit union in Bowmanville.
Police were called at about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to the Auto Workers Credit Union on King Street East in Bowmanville after the robbery.
A man entered the credit union, passed a note to a teller and fled on foot with some cash, police said.
No weapon was seen or mentioned, police said.
He was last seen walking southbound through the parking lot behind the back.
No one was physically injured during the incident, police said.
Officers and and a police dog searched the area but did not find a suspect.
The man is described as white, about 5’6″ with dark hair and a beard. He was wearing a black hat, a black hooded coat and black or blue jeans.
Police are investigating if the robbery is related to similar robberies of an RBC branch in Oshawa on Saturday and the CIBC bank in Newcastle on Monday.
Anyone with information can call the Durham Regional Police major crime robbery unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.
Anonymous information can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.