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Peterborough Police Investigating Two Knifepoint Robberies

KAWARTHA LAKES-Peterborough Police are investigating two recent knifepoint robberies.

At approximately 6:00pm on June 9, 2022, officers were called to the area of Water Street and Dublin Street.  Police say upon arrival, officers learned that a man was approached by an unknown male demanding money.  The suspect brandished a knife striking the victim on the arm according to police.  The victim suffered a minor injury.  Police searched the area but a suspect was not located.

The suspect was described to police as:

  • Male, Caucasian
  • In their 40s
  • Light brown hair
  • Brown unkempt beard
  • Black or blue t-shirt
  • Jeans
  • Dirty khaki or green baseball hat

Just before midnight on June 10, 2022, officers were called to a convenience store in the Hunter Street East and Burnham Street area. Upon arrival, officers learned that a male entered the store brandishing a knife and demanding money according to police.  The suspect fled with a small amount of cash and some items.  The employee was not injured.  Officers including K9 searched a large area but did not locate a suspect.

The suspect was described to police as:

  • Male, Caucasian
  • Thin/average build
  • Yellow ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ hat
  • Black/grey puffer jacket
  • Black pants
  • Black face covering
  • Grey slip-on shoes with white soles

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 x555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca



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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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