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  Police Looking for Suspect in Ajax Street-Level Robbery

Sep 26, 2017 10:20 ET

A male suspect is wanted after a 20-year-old male was robbed in Ajax while trying to buy a used cellphone.

On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the victim was waiting at Rossland Road and Audley Road to purchase a cellphone through a seller he found on the LetGo app. The suspect arrived on foot. He robbed the victim of his wallet, which contained cash for the transaction, and fled on foot. The victim called police.

The suspect is described as male, black, approximately 6' 1" tall with full beard and moustache. His hair is worn with a short afro or dreads. He was wearing a black or blue t-shirt and a grey Roots sweatshirt.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. MacIver of West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2564.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.