THUNDER BAY – Crime – The latest Mac’s robbery suspect is sought by police. The Thunder Bay Police responded to an alarm at the Mac’s Convenience Store located at 550 Beverly Street at 3:20AM on January 29th, 2013.
When officers arrived they observed that the glass door was broken and access had been gained to the store. The video of the incident show a male taking cigarettes and then leaving the store.
Police are looking for the public to identify the suspect who is described as a Native Canadian male about 30 years of age who was wearing a dark winter jacket with a hood, dark pants, and work boots.
Anyone with information about the identity of this male is asked to call the Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 623-5548.
Mac’s Robbery Video
Mac’s Robbery Protection Program
To assist in protecting their stores, Mac’s has taken information on robberies in their stores to social media. Mac’s Crimebusters on Facebook which has 559 people on the page, also features pictures and videos. Mac’s also has a Twitter account to fight back.
Mac’s Convenience Stores has made Crime Prevention an integral part of our corporate responsibility; demonstrating our continued commitment to the overall safety of the community.
Working in partnership with Crime Stoppers and Law Enforcement, the company states the goal is to:
• Create awareness on retail crime
• Expose individuals who commit criminal acts against Mac’s by posting their images on Facebook and Twitter, with a description of their alleged criminal act
• Provide the public with a conduit to report criminals anonymously through Crime Stoppers
• Assist law enforcement in identifying offenders, especially those repeat offenders
• Enhance the safety & security of our customers and employees
Mac’s will reimburse Crime Stoppers Programs up to $200.00 for any tips that lead to the apprehension of individuals who commit criminal acts against our business.