The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in regards to a robbery that occurred at a gas bar on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake.
On February 14, 2021 at approximately 7:00 p.m. police were called to the gas bar regarding a robbery that had just occurred. A person entered the building and approached the employee. A handgun was brandished and the entire cash box was stolen. There were no injuries and the suspect departed on foot.
The suspect looked to be male, black toque, checkered black and white bandanna covering his face up to his eyes, black vest with gold/yellow letters stitched on the top left breast side pocket, black and white plaid long sleeved shirt underneath the vest, black pants, black gloves, light coloured boots/shoes. Witness described that the firearm that was brandished resembled a revolver.
The OPP’s Canine Unit and Emergency Response Team (ERT) assisted with the investigation. A person of interest was captured on video surveillance.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible should immediately contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.