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POLICE SEEK SUSPECTS FOLLOWING MOBILE PHONE STORE ROBBERY IN VAUGHAN

Posted on Wednesday August 08, 2018

 

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking public assistance in identifying two male suspects following an armed robbery in the City of Vaughan. 

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., two male suspects entered a mobile phone store located in the area of Whitmore Road and Highway 7. The employees believed the suspects were in possession of a gun, but no weapon was seen. The victims were forced to the rear of the store and the suspects demanded access the area where cell phones were kept. The suspects stole a quantity of phones before fleeing the store. They were last seen on Marycroft Avenue, fleeing in a vehicle. 

SUSPECT 1:

  • Male, Black
  • Approximately 6’
  • Wearing all black clothing with a mask partially covering his face

SUSPECT 2:

  • Male
  • Approximately 6’
  • Wearing all black clothing with a mask partially covering his face

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 or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

Prepared by: Constable Jennifer Davison

August 8, 2018

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