(GODERICH, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Major Crime Unit is investigating a robbery that took place in Goderich on January 23, 2023, at a business on Huron Road.
On Monday, January 23, 2023, at approximately 9:25 p.m., Huron County OPP was contacted by a store manager who called to report a robbery that had just taken place. Two suspects, a male and female had reportedly stolen numerous items from the store and loaded the items into a smaller SUV just outside the building. During the robbery, the male suspect brandished a knife and threatened the employees who had given chase after the thieves. The male suspect also threatened the employees with a gun; however, one was not observed. The vehicle was last seen travelling at a high rate of speed through the parking lot and eastbound onto Huron Road leaving Goderich.
The suspects pictured in the images below are described as follows:
Male suspect: Approximately 30 years of age, Caucasian, 6′ tall, short hair, brown beard, eyeglasses. Wearing a black and white “NIKE’ track suit, a black baseball hat with a green brim, and black running shoes. (Note – 2nd photo shows suspect wearing a brown jacket that was stolen from store).
Female suspect: Approximately 30 years of age, Caucasian, 5’5″ tall, red died hair. Wearing a pink jacket, black toque, black tights, and black boots with fur tops.
Involved vehicle: Small, older model sport utility vehicle (SUV), possibly a GMC/Chevrolet Tracker four-door model with a spare tire on rear. A small plow attachment was affixed to the front of the SUV. The front right wheel rim is either black or rusty. The vehicle is believed to be a manual transmission and has a noisy exhaust.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance should they have any knowledge of this incident, suspects, or involved vehicle.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.p3tips.com , where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.