Niagara Regional Police Service say on August 26th at about 10 p.m. they responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Gales Gas Station located on York Road near Tanbark Road in Niagara on the Lake.
The initial investigation by officers determined that an unknown lone male entered the kiosk and demanded money from an employee. The suspect then ran from the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapons were seen.
A NRPS K9 Unit attended the area, but the suspect could not be located.
The suspect is described as:
Male, 5’10 – 6’, slim build
Wearing an orange “Reebok” hooded sweatshirt
Brown full-face mask
Dark colored running shoes
Dark baseball hat worn backwards underneath his hood.
The investigation has been taken over by the 2 District detective office. Anyone who may have information about this incident is being asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009546.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.