Man arrested for violent robbery, bank robberies

Toronto police arrested Bevon McDermott, 57, for a dangerous convenience store robbery in Weston and two bank robberies.

McDermott is alleged to have robbed a convenience store near Chuch and Weston Road on February 11. Wearing a mask and carrying a handgun he

made a verbal demand for cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes and ordered the store employee to place the items inside a gym bag he had brought with him

McDermott is also alleged to have robbed a bank near Wincott and Eglinton and a bank near St Clair and Jane, both on February 15. In at least one of those cases, he is alleged to have held a gun to a teller’s head.

 

Author: Adam Norman

I am raising my two children in Weston.