For Release: September 20, 2011
Originator: Staff Sergeant Jeff Dunham - One District Uniform Operations - 905 825-4747 x2410
Contact: Detective Sergeant Murray Drinkwalter - One District Criminal Investigations Bureau - 905 825-4747 x2415
Location: Halton Hills
Halton Hills Gas Bar Robbery
The Halton Regional Police Service are investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Monday September 19th, 2011 at 8:30 pm at the Hornby’s Pump Gas Bar situate at 8017 Hornby Road in the Town of Halton Hills.
A lone male suspect entered the kiosk and demanded cash from the lone employee. A struggle ensued and the employee suffered severe lacerations and wounds from an edged weapon to his abdomen. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was able to call 911 and seek assistance from police and paramedics. The victim was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.
Police cordoned off the area and a search was completed by K9 officers. Investigation is still ongoing at this time.
Suspect description: male, Caucasian. The suspect wore a disguise. Possibly armed with an edged weapon.
Anyone with information that would assist in the investigation is asked to contact the One District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905 825-4747 x2415 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).