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Media Release

Release Date: December 24th, 2018 - 5:12pm

Originator: D/Constable, D/C Mills, Criminal Investigations - 2 District, 905-825-4747 ext. 2285

Contact: D/Constable, D/C Mills, 2 District CIB, 905-825-4747 ext. 2285

Location: Oakville

Christmas Eve Robbery at Pioneer Gas Station

‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police Service is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the Town of Oakville.

On December 24th, 2018 at approximately 6:00am, a lone male suspect, armed with a black handgun, entered the Pioneer Gas Bar located at 754 Bronte Road in the Town of Oakville.

The male suspect made a demand for money while pointing a firearm at the clerk.

The male fled in a newer model, 4 door, black BMW with stolen Ontario License Plates.

The male suspect is described as: approximately 30-35 years of age, light skin complexion, 5'10 - 6ft with a heavy build. The male was wearing a very distinct XCIX Varsity style black and grey jacket with a black Raptors t-shirt underneath, black pants, dark shoes, black balaclava and one white/one black glove.

At approximately 9:00am the suspect was later observed in Mississauga removing plates from an unassociated vehicle.

The vehicle and the suspect were last seen in the area of the 400/401 in Toronto at 9:30am.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Mills at 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2285

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