Police Seek February Robbery Suspect

Thunder Bay News Update

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THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Service is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to a February robbery of a variety store.

Officers were dispatched to Cressman’s Variety in the 300 block of Shuniah Street just after 8:15 pm EST on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, for a reported robbery in progress.

TBPS Image of robbery suspect at Cressmans
TBPS Image of robbery suspect at Cressmans

Officers learned a male suspect had robbed the store at knifepoint and demanded money, cigarettes and lottery tickets from an employee at the counter. The suspect exited the store before fleeing in a black SUV.

The suspect is described as a male standing about 5’8” tall with a skinny build. He had brown scruffy facial hair and was wearing a dark baseball cap with “LTL Contracting” in white lettering on it, a blue scarf around his mouth and blue jeans.

If you have any information that could assist in identifying this suspect please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com.