On Tuesday September 16, 2014 at approximately 10 p.m. an unknown male brandishing a knife and wearing a mask entered the Talwood Variety store located on Talwood Drive. Once inside the store the male approached an employee who was behind the counter and demanded money. The employee complied and handed over an amount of cash. The suspect then fled the store on foot and was last seen crossing Talwood Drive directly north of the variety store. The employee reported the incident to police and officers, along with a K9 officer, attended the area to search for the suspect. The suspect is described as male, approximately 16 years of age, 5’0” to 5’2”, thin build, 110lbs to 120lbs, wearing a mask, black jeans, burgundy/red hoodie with hood up, black cape, black gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service at 705-876-1122 ext. 217 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca