(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) – On April 2, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a robbery at a truck stop on Oxford Road 29, Blandford-Blenheim Township.
Investigation determined that an individual entered the store, and proceeded to walk behind the front counter area undetected.
The employee noticed the suspicious activity and approached the unknown customer.
The suspect yielded a weapon and threatened the clerk before accessing the cash register. The suspect removed a quantity of cash and then fled the scene.
The staff member was not injured during the incident.
The suspect is described to be a Caucasian male, approximately 30-40 years of age, with short dark hair, a full dark coloured beard, tattoos on his arms, wearing dark shoes, dark pants, a dark shirt and a dark zip-up hoody.
The suspect was last seen fleeing in a dark coloured Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV).
Video surveillance was reviewed and the Oxford County OPP Crime Unit is continuing to investigate.
Anyone with information about this ongoing investigation is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.