Peterborough Police Service investigating a Sunday afternoon robbery

Peterborough Police Service is investigating and asking anyone with information to come forward following a Sunday afternoon on robbery.

On January 7, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m. police received a 9-1-1 call regarding a robbery.

It was reported that while an adult male was walking in the area of Wolfe Street he was approached by an unknown male and assaulted. The male suspect threatened the victim and demanded the victim hand over his bag. When the victim refused he was assaulted again. It was reported that the male suspect then brandished a knife and once again threatened the victim. The victim turned over items to the male suspect including a quantity of cash. The male suspect then fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as:

Male
Caucasian
Mid-thirties
5’6”
160lbs
Stocky build
Brown short curly or wavy hair
Unshaven facial hair

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.