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  Robbery at Oshawa Convenience Store

Aug 12, 2018 20:24 ET

Investigators are releasing a photograph of a suspect in hopes of identifying the male in an Oshawa convenience store robbery last week.

On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at approximately 12:40 a.m. members of Central East Division were called to the Circle K convenience store on King Street East in Oshawa for a convenience store robbery. A lone male had entered the store and ordered the clerk to open the cash register. The victim complied and after receiving a quantity of cash and cigarettes, the suspect fled the store.

The clerk was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a male, tanned complexion, 40-50 years old, heavy set, wearing a red shirt, black jacket, black baseball hat, jeans and white runners.

The surveillance photograph is attached or can be viewed at www.drps.ca under Newsroom.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

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

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