Security camera footage captured Mary, an 81-year-old woman, being assaulted by a man at a bank ATM machine in Aurora, Ontario.

The man waited for Mary to finish her transaction, then went for her money. Mary fought back with spunk, in an effort to make sure security cameras captured his image. Her attacker has since been arrested.

Statement from York Regional Police:

THIS GUY, WHO VIOLENTLY ROBBED AN 81-YEAR-OLD LADY IS STILL ON THE LOOSE. We need your help to ID him. If you have any information on who this violent suspect might be, please call our investigators at 1-866-876-5423 x7141.
Investigators with the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are releasing surveillance video of a violent robbery of an 81-year-old lady and seeking public assistance to identify the suspect.
On Monday, July 31, 2017, shortly before 7:30 p.m., police were called to a bank located at 15252 Yonge Street, which is in the area of Yonge Street and Wellington Street, in the Town of Aurora for a report of a robbery. Investigators have learned that the 81-year-old victim used an automated teller machine to withdraw money. When the transaction was complete, an unknown man approached the victim and tried to grab her money. The victim resisted and the man pushed her to the ground and stole her money. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was taken to hospital suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators are releasing surveillance video of the attack and images of the suspect and are seeking public assistance to identify him.
• Male
• White
• 5’7”
• Brown hair
• Wearing a white T-shirt, dark-coloured cargo shorts and black sunglasses
Anyone with information is asked to contact the #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7141, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.


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