$10,000 reward offered for 2 men involved in violent Toronto bank robbery

Sep 24 2018, 6:46 pm

Two men are wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for a Toronto bank robbery.

According to Toronto Police, Jesse Jack Breese, 21 and Nathan Hunter, 20, are wanted for a violent financial robbery involving a firearm.

The incident took place on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at approximately 5:05 pm.

Four suspects, all male, were driving in a stolen 2017 Honda Accord. The men drove into a bank branch located near Warden Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East in Toronto.

Three men proceeded to enter the bank and disguised their identities by wearing masks, sunglasses, and hooded sweatshirts.

Breese discharged a round from a handgun into the floor and the other two men ordered customers to get down on the floor. The men stole a large amount of money and fled the bank.

On June 7, police arrested the getaway driver and one other man. The Honda Accord was located and seized.

Police are now working to locate Breese and Hunter, who have no fixed addresses. Each is wanted for:

  • Robbery while armed with a firearm
  • Disguise with intent
  • Discharge firearm with intent
  • Careless use firearm
  • Possession weapon for committing offence
  • Use of a firearm to commit indictable offence
  • Illegal possession of firearm with ammunition
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of firearm knowing it is unauthorized
  • Conspiracy to commit indictable offence

Breese is described as 6’3″, slim build, with dark hair. He occasionally wears prescription glasses. He is known to frequent both Barrie and Toronto.

Nathan Hunter, 20, is described as 6’0″, 150 lbs., with dark wavy hair.

The Canadian Bankers Association is offering a reward of up to $10,000 leading to the arrest and conviction of the two men.

Both men are considered armed and dangerous as the handgun allegedly used during the robbery has not been recovered. If seen, do not approach and call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com.

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