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26 May 2010Warning - this news article expired on 2010-06-26. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


Belleville, Ont. ? On May 26, 2010, at 2:38 a.m., police received a report of a robbery at the Petro Canada at 155 North Front Street. The suspect entered the gas station produced an exacto knife and demanded money. The suspect also took several packs of cigarettes, bottle of water and a chocolate bar. Before the suspect left the store he forced the lone attendant into the bathroom.

Police were called after the suspect left the gas station and arrived within two minutes of receiving the call. A perimeter was set up and the Canine Unit was called to assist. The Canine Unit tracked the suspect from College Street East and ending on Geddes Street.

The suspect is described as male, 5'8? to 5? 10?, 160 to 180 lbs, average build, wearing a red bandana across his mouth and nose. He was wearing a black hoodie pulled over his head covering his hair. He was also wearing dark coloured pants and white runners or shoes.

Anyone with information that may assist the police in this investigation is asked to call the Belleville Police Service at 613 966 0882 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 888 TIPS.