GREENSTONE, ON – On the 23 of January 2010 at 12:29 am members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a report of an armed robbery from a local taxi company in Longlac, ON. The driver was flagged down on Otter Road by a subject wearing blue coveralls and a clown mask. The subject produced a firearm and demanded money. The driver handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled on foot.
An investigation has been commenced by the OPP North West Region Crime Unit with assistance from the Greenstone Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU).
The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP’s website www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.
The suspect is described as:
- 6’3″ or taller
- Heavy build
- Blue coveralls with reflective silver stripes on both sides
- Deep voice
- was wearing a clown mask at the time of the incident
Police are asking any persons with information related to this occurrence to contact the OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Further details will be provided only as they become available and as the investigation continues.