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Police seek help to find man who robbed Orillia store Saturday

According to police, the suspect had a firearm concealed under his clothing; OPP say the suspect fled prior to their arrival on scene
Do you recognize this man? He is wanted for robbery following an incident at a Murphy Road business Saturday, say Orillia OPP.

The Orillia OPP is seeking the public's help to identify a man, who allegedly had a concealed gun, accused of robbing a Murphy Road business.

On Saturday, Feb. 4 at around 3 p.m., Orillia OPP officers were dispatched to a "weapons call in progress" at the west Orillia business.

Police say the man entered the store and filled a cart with numerous items and attempted to leave without paying. 

The individual was confronted in the parking lot by a staff member. When confronted, the man "displayed a firearm concealed under (his) clothing." 

The individual fled the scene prior to police arrival.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • 25-30 years of age
  • Short blond hair
  • Clean shaven
  • Clothing: yellow reflective construction vest, black pants, black work boots
  • White airpods in his ears

Police say the man was driving a four-door silver hatchback. No plate information was obtained.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Orillia OPP at 888-310-1122, or Crimestoppers at 800-222-8477 (TIPS). Orillia OPP would also ask the suspect to seek legal advice and turn himself in to Orillia OPP.