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2 suspects wanted in armed robbery of Whitchurch-Stouffville gas station

The men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash at about 2 a.m. Saturday
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking any information that may lead to the identity of two suspects following a gas station robbery in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.

On Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 shortly before 2 a.m., York Regional Police were called to a gas station located in the area of Bloomington Road East and Highway 48 for a report of a robbery. When officers arrived they found an employee who was not physically injured.

The investigation has revealed that two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the store and made a demand for cash. The employee complied and the suspects fled.

Suspect #1:
    •    Male, light skin
    •    5’3”, medium build
    •    Wearing a red toque and a grey hoodie
    •    Armed with a handgun

Suspect #2:  
    •    Male
    •    5’5”
    •    Wearing black clothing with a black backpack  

Investigators from the Hold-Up Unit remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6630, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online.