Witnesses sought in Vaughan pizza shop robbery

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The York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking three suspects following a robbery at a pizza shop in the City of Vaughan.

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, at approximately 12:10 a.m., police were called to a pizza shop located in the area of Islington Avenue and Rutherford Road, for a report of a robbery. Three male suspects entered the shop, indicated they had a gun and demanded the employees turn over money from the register. The suspects left the shop with a quantity of cash. The employees were unharmed. There were no patrons in the shop at this time.

  • Suspect #1: Male, black, 20 to 25 years, 5’7” to 5’9”, Average build
  • Suspect #2: Male, black, 20 to 25 years, 5’10”, Thin build
  • Suspect #3: Male, white, 26 years, 6’, Light-brown, short hair
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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 #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7241, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS

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