Thunder Bay Macs Robbery Suspect Armed with Axe

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Mac's Convenience Stores seek safety for employees and customers as well as the community.
Mac's Convenience Stores seek safety for employees and customers as well as the community.

Macs Robbery Suspect Armed with Axe

THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Thunder Bay Police and Mac’s Crimebusters have released video of a robbery suspect in a robbery of the Macs Store on Waterloo Street in Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay Police report, they received a 911 call at 06:35AM on February 5th, 2014 to to report a robbery that had just occurred the Macs Convenience Store located at 640 South Waterloo Street.

Thunder Bay PoliceA male enter the store with his face covered and carrying a hatchet. He demanded money for the clerk. He left the store with a very little bit of money. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a Native Canadian male approximately 18 to 25 years old.

He is described as 5’9″ tall with a slender build, long black hair and dark eyes. He was wearing a black leather jacket, jeans and white runners. His face was covered with a ski mask.

Anyone with information about this male is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous web tip at www.tipsubmit.com.

Mac’s Security Program

Mac’s Convenience Stores have been impacted by robberies in Thunder Bay. Those robberies which usually lead to a swift arrest of the suspects by the Thunder Bay Police are a serious concern to Mac’s Convenience Stores. Sean Sportun, ICPS is the Manager, Security & Loss Prevention for the company. He is also the Vice Chair for Toronto Crimestoppers.

NetNewsLedger interviewed Sportun on the situation regarding Thunder Bay Mac’s Stores following a pair of recent robberies.

Read the Entire Interview: Mac’s Convenience Stores Take Security Seriously.