New video released in robbery with a firearm investigation

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 15:45
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-07-28

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing new video footage showing a suspect connected to the investigation of a recent robbery with a firearm.

Police were originally dispatched to the Circle K convenience store at 640 Waterloo Street at 10:57 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21 following reports of an armed robbery that had just occurred. When police arrived the accused had already fled the scene.

Police learned the accused, who appeared to be female, entered the store with a firearm in a disposal plastic bag. The accused approached the counter, produced a firearm, pointed it toward the clerk and made demands for money. She fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen heading southbound along the railway tracks west of Kingsway.

Members of the TBPS’s Break and Enter And Robbery (BEAR) Unit are investigating. As part of this investigation police released surveillance video footage on July 21with a public appeal for assistance.

As a result, the BEAR Unit has obtained new footage showing the suspect travelling on foot on Moodie Street, between Ford and Grey Streets, at about 10:13 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21. This footage was taken prior to the robbery.

Police are now releasing this footage with a renewed appeal to the public for assistance.

The accused is described as possibly being a female with a fair complexion, dark hair and a medium-to-heavy build.

At the time of the robbery she was wearing a: Red ballcap; a black-and-white bandana as a face covering; black jacket over a pink-and-white pattern shirt; black-and-orange gloves; black ankle-high boots that appeared to be leather; black tights.

If you are a resident with working surveillance cameras in the area of Moodie Street, near Ford and Grey Streets, police request you check any footage you may have from the morning of Tuesday July 21.

If you have any information about this incident, or know the identity of the suspect, please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at




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