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OPP looking for shirtless man who robbed Oro-Medonte gas bar

Suspect had a white shirt tied around his face and demanded cash from the gas-bar employee who, after a brief exchange, gave him the till drawer
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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ORO-MEDONTE - The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a robbery that took place at an Oro-Medonte gas station on Sun., Feb. 23, 2020 at approximately 8:30 p.m.

A lone male drove into the parking lot, exited his car and entered the business demanding money. After a brief exchange, the employee handed over the till drawer and the male fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Video surveillance of the surrounding area captured the event and police are looking for the assistance of the public to help identify the suspect and vehicle. 

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Approximately 6 feet tall
  • Medium/muscular build
  • Dark pants
  • Black shoes with white accents
  • The suspect was not wearing a shirt but had a white shirt tied around his face

The vehicle is described as a black, four door sedan, possibly a Nissan.

Police believe that there may be witnesses to this event who were driving in the parking lot at the time of the offence. If anyone recognizes the male or vehicle (pictures attached) or has knowledge of this crime, please contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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