Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit need your help to identify two suspects after a gas station in Woodbridge was robbed.
On Saturday, October 7, just before midnight, Police say 2 suspects walked into the gas station at highway 7 west of 27.
A female reportedly went up to the counter and asked for cigarettes while the male went behind the counter and demanded cash.
The employee was struck with an object that the male suspect had in his hand that was covered by a white cloth.
The victim complied with the demand and the suspects fled the area on foot.
Their descriptions are as follows:
- Male, 25 to 30
- East Indian
- Thin build
- Wearing a black and white bandanna, a black hoodie, light-colored jeans, black shoes and black gloves
- Carrying a small bag with shoulder strap and an unknown object concealed by white cloth
- Female, approximately 25
- East Indian
- Medium build
- Dark hair, tied back
- Wearing a blue-and-white scarf
Investigators from the Hold-Up Unit remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.