Release Date: December 20th, 2017 - 2:00am
Originator: Sergeant Paul Craig, Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext. 2310
Contact: Detective Phil Vandenbeukel, Burlington Criminal Investigations, 905-825-4747 ext. 2343
On December 19th, 2017 the 2001 Audio Video located at 3350 Fairview St, Burlington was robbed just before closing at 9:00 pm.
Two males entered the store armed with handguns and ordered the two employees to the rear of the store. One suspect maintained observation on the employees while the other suspect loaded an undisclosed amount of televisions into a large enclosed truck (which is believed to be a Uhaul truck that was parked at the rear of the store. The suspects fled the scene shortly after in the truck. It is unknown if a third suspect was waiting in the truck.
Two handguns were observed in the commission of the robbery, however, no one was injured.
The suspects were described as being black males in their early to mid 20's, between 5'10" and 6'1" with medium builds.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the 3 District, Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team at 905-825-4747 ext. 2343. Tips can be forwarded to Crime Stoppers; "See Something, Hear Something, Say Something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.crimestoppers.ca or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).