On Thursday, April 16, 2020, at approximately 2:15 a.m., police responded to the Petro Canada gas station on Brock Street South in Whitby. Four suspects, one armed with a knife, entered the gas station and made a demand for cash. They stole cash and lottery tickets before fleeing into a silver four-door vehicle which was last seen driving southbound on Brock Street. The employee was not physically injured.
At approximately 2:19 a.m., police received another call for a commercial robbery at the Petro Canada gas station on Thickson Road South in Whitby. A silver vehicle pulled up and four suspects entered the gas station and made a demand for cash. The suspects stole cash and cigarettes and drove away southbound onto Highway 401.
It is believed that the suspects are responsible for both incidents.
The suspects are described as four males, 20-25 years of age, wearing masks.
The suspect vehicle is described as a silver four-door vehicle.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the DRPS Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca