Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking a suspect following a robbery at a convenience store in the City of Vaughan.
On Friday, May 14, 2016, at approximately 6:05 p.m., police were called to a convenience store located in the area of Islington Road north of Highway 7 for a report of a robbery. A male suspect entered the store and threatened the employee with a hammer, then made a demand for cash. The suspect grabbed the till out of the cash register and took the victim’s cell phone. The suspect got into a vehicle and fled the area.
The employee was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
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The investigation is ongoing.
Investigators from the Hold-Up Unit remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS