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WITNESSES SOUGHT FOLLOWING GAS STATION ROBBERY IN VAUGHAN

Posted on Friday February 19, 2021

 

 

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking witnesses following a gas station robbery in the City of Vaughan.  

On Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 9:20 p.m., York Regional Police were called to a gas station located at 5260 Highway 7 West, for a report of a robbery.

Officers learned that two male suspects entered the store and asked for cigarettes. They jumped over the counter and one suspect pulled out a firearm. The victim was assaulted and the suspects grabbed a quantity of cigarettes before fleeing.

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. 6630, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.