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Armed robber flees with cash from Markham nightclub

A male suspect entered the nightclub early this morning and threatened the employees with a gun while demanding money, police say
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NEWS RELEASE
YORK REGIONAL POLICE
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking a suspect and witnesses following a night club robbery in the City of Markham.

On Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 1:05 a.m., York Regional Police were called to an establishment on Woodbine Avenue and Konrad Crescent for a report of a robbery. Officers learned that a male suspect entered the nightclub and threatened the employees with a gun while demanding money. The suspect grabbed cash from a cash register drawer and fled from the scene towards Shields Court. Fortunately, the employees were not physically injured. 

The suspect is described as male, Black, approximately 6’, with a heavy build.

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 at www.1800222tips.com.

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