Two convenience stores in different municipalities robbed by bandit with a handgun; police believe the same person is responsible.

Crime 100By Staff

August 15, 2015


The Halton Regional Police were kept busy in the early hours of today – at approximately 2:15 am, a lone male suspect attended the Mac’s Convenience store located at Guelph Street and Delrex Boulevard in Georgetown.

Police cruiser New_lookThis suspect, who was armed with a handgun, approached the clerk inside the store and demanded cash and cigarettes. The clerk complied and turned over a quantity of money and cigarettes to this male. The suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction. Police responded and a search of the area failed to locate the suspect.

A short time later, at approximately 4:00am, a lone male suspect entered the Mac’s Convenience store located at 4021 Upper Middle Road in Burlington. The suspect, who was brandishing a handgun, approached a store clerk and made a demand for money. The suspect also took several cartons of cigarettes and packed them into a black bag before fleeing the store to a waiting vehicle. There is no description of the vehicle at this time.

The store clerks were not injured during either incident.

Investigators believe that the same suspect is responsible for both robberies.

Suspect Description: male, black, large build, 6’0” to 6’2” in height and approximately 200-210lbs

Clothing: dark coloured hoodie, hood and dark coloured scarf hiding face, black t-shirt, grey pants and white shoes. The suspect also wore black/white coloured gloves.

Anyone with information that would assist in this investigation is asked to contact members of the Halton Regional Police Service Criminal Investigations Bureau; Detective Tom Hockney (Milton) at 905-825-4747 extension 2491 / Detective Phil Vandenbeukel (Burlington) at 905 825-4747 extension 2313, through Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

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