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Media Release

Release Date: February 4th, 2018 - 8:30am

Originator: D/Sergeant Paul Foley, Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2215

Contact: Detective Barry Malciw, Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2218

Location: Oakville

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Robbery at Convenience Store - Oakville



On Friday February 2nd, 2018, the Hasty Mart located at 2828 Kingsway Drive in the Town of Oakville was robbed by two masked men.

At approximately 10:00 pm, two male suspects entered the convenience store and approached the employee behind the counter.  One of the suspects was armed with a small knife. The suspects demanded cash, cigarettes and cigars.  The employee complied with their request and an undisclosed amount of cash and various cartons of cigarettes obtained.

The suspects fled the gas station and were last observed running northbound towards Kingsway drive.

No one was injured as a result of this incident.

Suspect descriptions:

Suspect 1: Male, heavy set, approximately 6 feet tall wearing a dark grey hoodie with a small red scarf around his neck, dark track pants with a thick white stripe down the side, beige ankle high work boots and a black and white mask.

Suspect 2: Male, slender wearing all black clothing including a hoodie.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Detective Barry Malciw of the 2 District, Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team at 905-825-4747 ext. 2218. Tips can be forwarded to Crime Stoppers; "See Something, Hear Something, Know Something — contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.crimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.