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Police looking for suspect after violent armed robbery in Oshawa

An Esso gas station was robbed at gunpoint in Oshawa early this morning according to police.

A lone male robbed the Esso gas station just before 4am. The suspect, who was allegedly armed with a firearm, approached the store employee and demanded cash. The suspect assaulted the victim and then stole her personal vehicle.  The store employee suffered minor injuries.

Police later received information about a suspicious vehicle that was involved in a single vehicle collision. Witnesses advised the suspect was observed getting into the passenger side of a dark coloured SUV, which fled the scene.

The suspect is described as: male, white, approximately 30-40 years old, with a heavy build.  He was wearing a motorcycle helmet to conceal his identity.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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