THUNDER BAY – Police are on the hunt for a suspect in an armed robbery. Thunder Bay Police share that the incident happened just after 21:00EDT on Sunday, September 15th.
Uniformed Police Officers responded to a robbery at a local restaurant located on West Arthur Street.
Police in a media statement say that “Witnesses state that a male entered the restaurant, brandished a large knife and demanded money from the cash register. Employees attempted to subdue this male but were unsuccessful”.
“The male was last seen running northbound through the parking lot towards Donald Street. No one was injured at the restaurant”.
The male suspect was described as being 27 years old, Caucasian, with a thin build. At the time the suspect was wearing a long sleeve dark coloured shirt and pants.
At the request of the business owners, police are not releasing the name of the restaurant.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Thunder Bay Police or Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers (623-8477). Or online at www.tipsubmit.com
The weekend also saw a large number of other incidents that Thunder Bay Police responded to in our city.
There were, over the twenty-four hour period, three weapons offences, nine assaults, thirty-eight quality of life incidents, which included twenty-six alcohol related incidents.
There is a social media posting of a video of a suspect being led to a police unit in handcuffs but Thunder Bay Police have not commented on that incident.