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Police Looking For Suspect After Attempted Armed Robbery In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-The Peterborough Police Service is looking for a suspect in connection with scary incident at a convenience store Sunday evening.

At approximately 6:00pm on February 20, 2023, officers were called to the business in the Monaghan Road and Chamberlain Street area.  Police say a man had walked into the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and fired before fleeing the area.  During the investigation,it was determined that the weapon was a pellet gun and that nothing was taken from the business.  Police say the clerk was struck in the face, however, did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as:

  • White male
  • Thin build
  • Approximately 5’8
  • Wearing:
    • Dark camouflage jacket
    • Dark with white pattern bandana covering his face
    • Dark pants
    • Red running shoes

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 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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