Northumberland OPP investigating gas station robbery in Port Hope

On October 24, 2022, shortly after 3:30a.m., members of the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a call for a robbery with a weapon that occurred at a business in Port Hope.

The suspect in the robbery is described as a male, white, approximately 6′ tall, medium build, wearing a black trench coat, black hat, with a red scarf covering his face, and wearing white gloves.

Photo of the suspect provided by Northumberland OPP

During the robbery, the suspect demanded money from the cash register, and further struck the victim with a baseball bat, who suffered minor injuries as a result. The suspect then fled the scene.

The Northumberland OPP Crime Unit, in conjunction with OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) is continuing to investigate this occurrence and is asking anyone with information in regards to this incident to call their nearest OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Peterborough/Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 and not have to appear in court. You can also submit information online at www.stopcrimehere.ca.

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