An employee was treated for shock at the scene of an armed bank robbery in Pierrefonds, Dec. 3. The suspect entered the bank on Pierrefonds Blvd. between Fabien St. and Monk St., at around 11:40 a.m. Witnesses told police he was carrying a 9mm pistol, with a silencer attached, in his right hand.
Montreal police constable Daniel Maheu, from Station 3, said the suspect spoke English, demanding that a bank teller open the till and give him all the cash. The victim opened a till and the robber emptied an undetermined amount of cash into a black bag. The suspect then hit a nearby machine with the butt of his gun and demanded it be emptied of its cash. The bank manager told the suspect there was no more money afterwhich the suspect fled on foot.
The suspect was wearing a black coat with the hood up. He had a bandana wrapped around his head, a scarf covered the lower part of his face and he was wearing white gloves. Police found some abandoned, similar-looking articles of clothing in the vicinity during a search following the robbery.
Nobody was injured during the robbery. The employee was treated onsite by Urgence Santé.