Release Date: February 24th, 2020 - 12:53pm
Originator: D/Constable, Samantha Coysh, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2216
Contact: D/Constable, Samantha Coysh, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2216
The Halton Regional Police Service is asking for help in identifying suspects after a robbery at the Oakville Place Mall earlier this month. Police are hoping to speak with witnesses who were in the area of the mall on Thursday, February 6, 2020 between the hours of 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
Video surveillance inside and outside of the mall shows several patrons watching two suspects (see attached photos) as they attend and leave the mall. These patrons may be of assistance in identifying the suspects involved in the robbery.
Anyone with any information or who was in the area and has dash cam video is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at (905)825-4747 ext. 2216.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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
Oakville Place Mall Robbery
On Thursday, February 6, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service attended Peoples Jewellers in Oakville Place Mall (240 Leighland Avenue, Oakville) for reports of a robbery.
At approximately 9:00 pm, two suspects entered the mall wearing white hazmat-type suits, and proceeded directly to Peoples Jewellers. Once inside the store, one suspect began to smash a display case at the rear of the store with a crowbar. The other suspect sprayed a fire extinguisher directly at the store's surveillance cameras. Both suspects ransacked the display case and fled the mall in a dark coloured SUV.
Suspects are described as (see attached photos):
Suspect 1: Male, black balaclava, white hazmat-type suit, black shoes, white soles, white gloves, black bag.
Suspect 2: Male, black balaclava, respirator mask, white hazmat-type suit, black gloves, black shoes.
There were no physical injuries sustained during the robbery.
Police are asking anyone with dashcam video in the area of Oakville Place mall last night around 9:00 pm to contact investigators.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Barry Malciw of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at (905) 825-4747 ext. 2218.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.