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Media Release

Release Date: May 16th, 2019 - 10:09pm

Originator: Detective, Jared McLeod, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2385

Contact: Detective, Stephen Siomra, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2343

Location: Burlington

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Halton Police Investigate Burlington Gas Station Robbery

‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police are currently investigating a gas station robbery that occurred in the City of Burlington on May 16th, 2019. 

At approximately 4:49 pm, a lone male suspect entered the Petro Canada Gas Station located at 1200 Walkers Line in Burlington.  The male was armed with a knife and confronted the lone employee of the gas station.  The suspect stole cash from behind the counter before leaving in a dark colored Chevy Cruze 4 door hatchback.  The gas station employee did not suffer any injuries as a result of the robbery.

The suspect is described as a male with light complexion, balding red hair with a beard, approximately 45-55 years of age, 5'10" - 6'0" with an average build and hoop earrings in both ears.  The suspect was wearing a black jacket, black pants and white Adidas running shoes.  Suspect was armed with a small pocket knife. 

A photo of the suspect is attached.  The male in this photograph is a suspect in this crime, but please be reminded that persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Stephen Siomra of the Halton Regional Police 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