THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – The assault by criminals on Macs Convenience Stores in Thunder Bay continues. There were another two robberies at the popular shops overnight. Thunder Bay Police are investigating another Mac’s Mart robbery which occurred at 340 North May Street at 7:19PM on March 12, 2012. A lone masked male entered the store armed with a syringe and a pen and demanded cash from the female clerk who was working with another female employee.
There was also another customer in the store at the time of the robbery. The male fled the scene on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. The Thunder Bay Police Canine unit was also on scene assisting in the search for the accused male.
Thunder Bay Police also report that at 1:40AM a robbery occurred at Mac’s on North Edward Street involving three males carrying a large knife. The suspects were given the money from the cash register then took three swings with the knife at the clerk.
The clerk was able to avoid serious injury but still suffered a small cut to his chest. Several units were dispatched to the area including K-9. The area was searched and a knife was located in a yard on Redwood Ave.
During the investigation, two young offender suspects were located and picked up at an address on McDonald St. The third suspect is still outstanding.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Thunder Bay Police or District Crime Stoppers.