Durham Regional Police were called to the Pantry Convenience on Park Road North in Oshawa on Sunday, October 25, 2020, where a suspicious package was found at the store just after 8 am. The item was investigated by the Explosives Disposal Unit and it was detonated and rendered safe. The item was confirmed to be an incendiary device. The suspect was captured on video surveillance fleeing on foot.
Police are releasing an image of the suspect from Sunday’s incident, and he is believed to be involved in the Taunton Road incidents. Police are also releasing video surveillance of the incident on October 1, 2020, involving a female employee which shows the device bursting into flames.
The suspect is described as male, white, he wore all black clothing and white shoes. In the first incident he wore similar clothing, but with black shoes with white around the outer sole.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.