Employee Assaulted During Drayton Bank Robbery

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The OPP is investigating after a bank employee was assaulted during a robbery.

It happened at the Royal Bank on Main St. E in Drayton, Mapleton Township just before 5pm Monday.

Police say a lone male entered the bank with a weapon. After assaulting an employee, he made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police describe the man as 5’8″ with a thin build, black and dark green spring coat, black toque and scarf with navy blue sports pants.

They say the suspect was last seen running eastbound on Main St. E.