Three wanted after knifepoint cannabis store robbery in Pickering

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Published January 20, 2023 at 1:24 pm

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Three men are on the lam after robbing a cannabis store in Pickering.

Police say the trio walked into the Holland Daze dispensary on Brock Road around 8 p.m. on Jan. 19. One of the three men was armed with a knife. Two customers and one worker were in the store at the time. One of the customers received minor injuries, according to police.

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Once inside, the suspects allegedly grabbed an unspecified amount of cannabis and cash before getting into a vehicle and travelling east on Bayly Rd.

All three suspects remain unidentified. Police describe all three as Black men wearing all-black clothes. The first wore a balaclava and gloves, a black puffy jacket, black pants and black shoes with white soles.

The second suspect wore a black balaclava and gloves, a black sweater, and black shoes. The third wore a black bandana, sunglasses, gloves, a hooded sweatshirt, track pants and Jordan running shoes.

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

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