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UPDATE:CHARGES LAID- OPP Investigating Knifepoint Robbery At Fenelon Falls Convenience Store

UPDATE-SUSPECT LOCATED AND CHARGED

KAWARTHA LAKES-City of Kawartha Lakes OPP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery in Fenelon Falls yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 4:30 pm on August 17th officers were dispatched to a robbery at a business on Colborne Street in Fenelon Falls. The suspect entered the store with a knife demanding cash. The suspect was unsuccessful in obtaining any cash, leaving with some cigarettes and the victim’s cell phone according to police. The victim sustained minor injuries.

 

The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival and is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately20-30 years old
  • Clothing: blue, white and brown horizontal striped t-shirt, a black Adidas hat, grey camo long shorts, black Nike shoes, a black bandana and a pair of black sunglasses.

The investigation is ongoing by the City of Kawartha Lakes Crime Unit. Investigators are looking for any potentially relevant dash cam footage or home surveillance video or photos from the area of Colborne Street between Water Street and Bond Street from the time of 4:20 pm and 4:40 pm.

If you observe this individual, please do not approach and call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at https://www.khcrimestoppers.com

Officers while on patrol today in Fenelon Falls observed an individual who matched the description of the suspect. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the accused.

Raymond REID, a 35-year-old, of Woodville has been charged with:

·      Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

·      Robbery with a weapon

·      Disguise with intent

·      Fail to Comply with Probation Order – three counts

 

 

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