Robbery Suspect to ID

Incident Date
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:45
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-03-21

The Thunder Bay Police Service is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to a February robbery of a variety store.

Officers were dispatched to Cressman’s Variety in the 300 block of Shuniah Street just after 8:15 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 16 for a reported robbery in progress.

Officers learned a male suspect had robbed the store at knifepoint and demanded money, cigarettes and lottery tickets from an employee at the counter. The suspect exited the store before fleeing in a black SUV.

The suspect is described as a male standing about 5’8” tall with a skinny build. He had brown scruffy facial hair and was wearing a dark baseball cap with “LTL Contracting” in white lettering on it, a blue scarf around his mouth and blue jeans.

If you have any information that could assist in identifying this suspect please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at


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