Crime spree: 15-year-old accused of robbing 10 Toronto banks in two months

TORONTO — A 15-year-old boy allegedly robbed 10 Toronto banks in less than two months, with a 30-year-old man accused of being his getaway driver, police said on Wednesday.

Toronto Police said the boy routinely wore a disguise — in at least one case it was a hoodie and sunglasses — and walked into banks in the city’s west end with a note to inform the teller that he had a gun and wanted money. Meantime, a 30-year-old man waited for the boy in a car outside, police said.

At 11:40 a.m. on Friday, the pair allegedly robbed a bank near St. Clair Avenue and Jane Street. An hour later, they hit a TD branch, seven kilometres away, at Lake Shore Boulevard and Mimico Avenue. The branch manager at the bank confirmed there was a robbery, but wouldn’t talk about the specifics.

Police arrived in the middle of the robbery and arrested the

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