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OPP Investigating Armed Robbery In Pontypool

KAWARTHA LAKES-The OPP has released more information about that armed robbery at the Race Trac gas station in Pontypool on January 8th we first told you about.

At 9:15p.m. on January 8, 2021 officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP responded to a call pertaining to a robbery at a business on Highway 35 in the Pontypool area.

Police say the initial investigation indicated that the suspect was wearing a black hoodie, a black and white mask and black rimmed glasses and was carrying a grey backpack (see attached photo). The suspect departed on foot. The OPP’s Canine Unit and Forensic Identification Unit attended the scene to assist with the investigation.

At this time police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect. Anyone having information on this crime or any others is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by going to www.khcrimestoppers.com and submitting an anonymous tip online.

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Pamela Vanmeer
Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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