Variety Store Robbery in Burlington; Macy Mart on Brock Street held up.

 August 22, 2013

 By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.   Retail store robberies usually take place at night when it is dark but a lone male suspect entered the Macy Mart variety store located at 437 Brock Avenue in the City of Burlington indicated he had a weapon and demanded cash.

No weapon was seen and after being given a quantity of cash the suspect fled the store and was last seen running out of the variety store on foot.  No weapon was seen.  The store employee was unharmed during the robbery. The time was approximately 4:50 p.m.

 The suspect is described as follows:

 Male, white, 5’6″ – 5’10’, thin/skinny build, 16-19 years old, dark hair with a red bandana covering his face, large dark sunglasses, baseball hat, wearing a light-colored “hoodie” with white drawstrings, white t-shirt, dark sneakers and black pants. 

The male is presumed to be armed and members of the public should not approach this individual.  Immediately call the Police and report his location.

Any person with information related to this investigation, the identity of the suspect are encouraged to contact the Three District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext 2316, 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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