Oshawa convenience store robbery has Durham police after suspect

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Published February 28, 2022 at 1:16 pm

Durham Regional Police are investigating a convenience store robbery in Oshawa and looking for the suspect involved.

Officers were called to the Circle K convenience on Simcoe Street North around 7:15m on February 19 after reports of a robbery.

The suspect entered the store and got into an argument with the clerk and a customer. Once the customer left the store, the suspect shoved the clerk and stole lottery tickets before fleeing the scene in a black SUV.

The clerk was unharmed in the robbery. Police searched the area after their arrival, but found nothing.

Investigators describe the suspect as a white man in his mid 40s. He was wearing a red baseball hat and a black coat.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation can contact the DRPS Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5359 or via email at [email protected]. Crime Stoppers can be reached anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) .

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