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Employee assaulted in gas station robbery in King City

The 3 suspects fled with money, cigarettes, lottery tickets last night near King and Dufferin
2021-01-11 - YRP Cruiser3

An employee was assaulted when three suspects robbed a gas station in King last night. 

The incident happened at about 9:50 p.m. Jan. 13 near King Road and Dufferin Street. 

According to York Regional Police, three men entered the gas station, assaulted the worker, and proceeded to steal money, cigarettes and lottery tickets. The suspects then fled the scene in a white SUV. 

Police said the victim was not seriously injured. 

Investigators are seeking witnesses to this robbery. 

No identifying information about the suspects or a description of them was provided. The force reminds business owners to maintain surveillance video systems as footage can help identify suspects and aid in court proceedings. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the hold-up unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6630, or leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.1800222tips.com.




Elizabeth Keith

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Elizabeth Keith is a general assignment reporter. She graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2017. Elizabeth is passionate about telling local stories and creating community.
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