Saugeen Shores Police Service

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Saugeen Shores Police Service - Press Release

Robbery – Second Release

Saugeen Shores Police Service continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred in Port Elgin on May7th at the Petro Canada Gas Bar.

A male suspect with a handgun entered the business at 10:25pm and confronted the store employee.  The male stole cash and other items from behind the counter of the store.  A metal cash box was also stolen.

Police are looking for a white male, 6’ in height, thin build, blond/brown hair, 160-170 pounds, in his 20’s.  He was wearing a grey or blue hoody sweater, dark pants and brown footwear.  He was also wearing yellow rubber gloves.

Follow-up investigation is being completed by the Saugeen Shores Police Criminal Investigations Unit.

Police request that anyone locating a cash box or the above described clothing under suspicious circumstances should immediately contact police.

Photos of the suspect and a video recording of the robbery can be viewed on the Saugeen Shores Police Service web site at

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saugeen Shores Police Service at 519-832-9200 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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