Suspect in custody after Oshawa Subway store robbed at knifepoint


Published August 27, 2021 at 3:50 pm

A 43-year-old man was arrested after an Oshawa Subway restaurant was robbed Tuesday morning.

A lone masked man entered the restaurant on Bloor Street East just before 10 a.m. Police say he went behind the counter and confronted the employee while brandishing a knife. The suspect then fled the scene on foot with a quantity of cash.

Durham Regional Police Service arrived on scene and were able to find and arrest the suspect.

Robert Bickle, a Waverly Street North resident in Oshawa, has been charged with Robbery, Disguise with Intent, Possession of Weapons Dangerous, and Mischief Under.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

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

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