Three wanted in Ajax cellphone store robbery on the day before Christmas Eve


Published December 29, 2021 at 10:23 am

Durham Police are on the lookout for three men involved in a cell phone store robbery on the day before Christmas Eve.

Two men burst into the Freedom Mobile store on Westney Road in Ajax around 7 pm on December 23 and demanded employees hand over cell phones.

Once they acquired the product, the pair fled the building and hopped into a getaway car driven by a third suspect. No staff members were harmed during the robbery.

Police describe both robbers as Black men between the ages of 18 and 25. One of them was wearing a black hoodie, black track pants, black and white shoes and a face mask.

The other was wearing a blue camouflage hoodie, ripped jeans, orange and yellow shoes and a mask. Police offered no description of the getaway driver. However, they describe the car he drove as a light-coloured sedan.

Police ask for any witnesses in the Westney Road and McGill Drive area of Ajax who may have information, dash cam or security footage of the robbery come forward.

Anyone with information can reach the DRPS Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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