Gas station robbed by male brandishing a machete - no one injured

Crime 100By Staff

May 21, 2016


The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance identifying a male person that robbed a Burlington Petro Canada gas station in the City of Burlington.

Very early this morning – 6:10 am – a lone male person attended the Petro Canada Gas Station at 3515 Upper Middle Road in the City of Burlington.

Upon entering this business, the suspect brandished a machete type knife and confronted the lone store attendant demanding cash and cigarettes. An undisclosed amount of currency and cigarettes were handed over and the male suspect who then left the store on foot. The employee was not injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a male, black, between 20 to 25 years of age, standing approximately 5’8″, with a thin build. He wore a black ski mask, and a grey hooded sweater that was worn inside out with a beige colored inside lining. He was also wearing grey jogging pants, black high top running shoes and white socks.

Upon exiting the store, the suspect was last seen walking in a northerly direction along Walkers Line.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext. 2316 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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