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  Armed Robbery at an Ajax Coffee Shop

Nov 20, 2017 14:37 ET

An armed suspect robbed a Tim Hortons in Ajax early this morning and investigators are asking the public for any information that might help identify him.

On Monday, November 20, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of West Division responded to a robbery at the Tim Hortons store on Rossland Road and Salem Road in Ajax. The lone masked suspect entered the store while armed with a handgun and made a demand for cash. After receiving a quantity of cash, he left the store and fled on foot.

The employees were not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a male, black, about 6' tall with a thin build. He was armed with a handgun.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Major Crime - Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5360.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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