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Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking three male suspects and any witnesses following a pharmacy robbery in the City of Markham. 
On Monday, August 15, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m., police responded to a pharmacy, located in the area of 14 th Avenue and Featherstone Avenue, for a report of a robbery.
Officers learned that three male suspects entered the store, threatened employees and demanded prescription drugs. The suspects obtained...

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Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit have charged a male in connection with a home invasion robbery in the Town of Georgina.
On August 15, 2022 at approximately 11 p.m., York Regional Police were called to the area of Metropolitan Crescent and Simcoe Avenue, for a report of a male with a weapon. A male suspect entered a residential home with a shotgun and demanded residents to hand over cash and mobile devices.
Police arrived on scene before the suspect...

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Posted Monday, August 15, 2022

An off-duty York Regional Police officer has been charged in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury with impaired-related criminal driving offences.
On Saturday, August 13, 2022, just after 9 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service received a citizen-generated report of an impaired driver northbound on Yonge Street from the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.
As a result of the investigation, South Simcoe Police charged Amanda KNEGJE , age 43, with Operation While Impaired and...

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Posted Monday, August 15, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit have charged five people in connection with a robbery in the Town of Aurora.
On August 11, 2022 at approximately 4:50 p.m., York Regional Police were called to a cell phone store located at 91 First Commerce Park Drive, near Aurora Road, for a report of a robbery. Two male suspects entered the store and held a gun to the store employees while demanding cash and mobile devices. The suspects filled a bag and fled the scene...

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Posted Saturday, August 13, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Homicide Unit are seeking witnesses after a fatal shooting in the City of Vaughan.
On Saturday, August, 2022, at approximately 8:05 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a commercial plaza in the area of Highway 27 and Langstaff Road for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene they located one victim with gunshot wounds.
A male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The suspect(s) fled the scene prior...

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