Police seek suspects following local gas station robbery

York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit investigators are seeking assistance in identifying two suspects following a robbery at a gas station in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.

At about 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 30, police were called to a gas station on Bloomington Road for a report of a robbery. Two male suspects entered the gas station carrying knives and wearing masks. The suspects removed cash from the register and fled the area. The employee was not physically injured during the incident.

The suspects are both described as: male, white, wearing masks and dark clothing, and armed with kitchen knives.

Hold-Up Unit investigators remind business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631; call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS; leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com; or text your tip by sending your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

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