Scottsdale police looking for bank robbery suspects

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Authorities are looking for two suspects who robbed a BMO bank in Scottsdale Monday afternoon.

Scottsdale police spokesman Mark Clark said the robbery happened around 12:30 p.m. near Scottsdale and Deer Valley roads.

Clark said witnesses told police the bank was robbed by two males who displayed guns, demanded money and fled in a blue Ford Taurus with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Authorities said no shots were fired, but bank employees and customers were threatened with the guns.

Officials said approximately ten minutes after getting the robbery call, police received reports of a vehicle fire near the bank.

Clark said police believe the suspects fled the bank in the Taurus, set the car on fire and left in another unknown vehicle.

See viewer video of firefighters battling the car fire in the player above.

A search of the area did not turn up any suspects.

Police are looking for two males of unknown race or age wearing hoodies and ski masks.

Authorities said the Taurus was stolen Monday morning at gunpoint from a victim in Surprise.

If you have any information related to this crime, you are asked to call the Scottsdale Police Department.

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