Bowmanville gas station clerk assaulted, robbed

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Published February 1, 2024 at 9:12 am

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A gas station employee was assaulted during a robbery at a Canadian Tire gas bar in Bowmanville Saturday evening.

Durham Police said the gas station employee was behind the register when a man entered the store just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday and demanded money.  The suspect punched the employee before fleeing with cash.

The suspect is described as white, 25-30 and approximately 5’10” with a medium build.  He was wearing a white toque, black winter coat, black pants, and black shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Keim of East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2419.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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