Police trying to ID Clarington bike-riding convenience store robber


Published September 15, 2022 at 3:07 pm

Police are trying to identify the man who robbed a Clarington convenience store and took off from the scene on a bicycle.

The robber walked into the JJ Convenience store in Newcastle shortly before 3 p.m. September 4. He demanded cash and tried to reach over the counter to open the register.

He failed to get the cash register open and fled the store empty-handed. He hopped on a bike and took off down Mill St. No one was hurt in the robbery attempt.

Police describe the suspect as male, 6’ tall, with a medium build. He was wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt, a t-shirt, beige shoes and white sunglasses.

Anyone with information can call the DRPS Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at  1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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