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.
A 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.
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.