Halton police hunting for armed suspects in Georgetown robbery attempt


Published February 16, 2023 at 10:47 am

Halton police are searching for two men who tried to rob a Halton Hills payday loan store yesterday.

At around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, police say two suspects entered the “Cash 4 You” loan store located at 184 Guelph St. in Georgetown. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and pointed it at an employee and a customer.

The suspect threatened the employee and demanded access to the rear of the store. The employee immediately called police and the suspects fled the scene.

The first suspect is a black male, early to mid 20s, tall, dressed in all black clothing and wearing a black facemask.

The second suspect was armed with a gun, a black male, short, early 20ss, dressed in all black clothing and wearing a black facemask.

No physical injuries were sustained as a result of the robbery and nothing was stolen.

It is believed the same suspects are responsible for a similar robbery that occurred in Peel earlier the same day.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation and/or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2416.

Police are warning that the suspects are armed and dangerous. If you come into contact with these individuals, do not approach. Call 9-1-1- immediately.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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