Suspect remains at large after senior robbed in Oshawa


Published September 20, 2022 at 4:55 pm

The man who robbed a senior in Oshawa remains at large as police try to identify him.

On September 8 around 2 p.m. an elderly woman was walking along a path near William St and Division St, by the Costco plaza.

A man rolled up behind her on a bicycle, pushed her to the ground and stole her purse. He then rode away on the bicycle. Durham Regional Police responded by 2:15 p.m. and searched they area. However, they spotted no sign on him.

On September 20, police released a security camera image of a man they believe may be involved. They describe the suspect as a white man with a slim build. He was wearing a red baseball cap, back pants and did not have a shirt on.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Det. Aiello at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5387 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at  1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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