Release Date: August 3rd, 2018 - 5:40pm
Originator: Detective Steve Siomra, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343
Contact: Detective Steve Siomra, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343
On June 25th, 2018 at approximately 3:15am an unknown male attended the Circle K Esso gas station located at 1170 Guelph Line in Burlington and demanded cash and cigarettes from the employee while armed with a knife.
In addition to the armed suspect, police are also attempting to identify and speak with a second male who attended the Tim Horton's located inside the gas station shortly before the robbery who may have information related to this incident. This male is believed to be approximately 6 feet tall, average build, dark hair, glasses and was wearing a light coloured sweater, khaki pants and blue Converse brand running shoes.
Should you recognize either of these males or have any information about this robbery please contact Detective Steve Siomra of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext: 2343.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.
On June 25th 2018 at approximately 3:15 AM, a lone male armed with a knife attended the Circle K Esso gas station and confronted an employee who was standing outside the entrance. The suspect ordered the employee inside and demanded money and cigarettes.
At the time of the robbery an employee of a Tim Horton's located inside the same building saw what was happening and managed to call police from the safety of a locked backroom.
After receiving an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen running south west from the gas station.
Officers responded and a thorough search of the area was completed with the assistance of a police canine however the suspect was not located.
Police are looking for a white male in his late teens or early twenties, with a slim build, 5'7" to 5'8" tall wearing dark jeans, long sleeved black shirt, black toque, black gloves and a camouflaged bandana covering his face.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.