UPDATE: Suspect sought in Milton restaurant robbery


Published June 11, 2021 at 12:04 am


Police are searching for a suspected armed robber in Milton.

Halton Regional Police Service say that around 6:55 p.m. on Thursday (June 10), it received multiple calls regarding a shooting inside at Pizza Nova located at 6921 Derry Rd. in Milton. Witnesses told HRPS that a lone man entered the building, armed with a black long gun. He demanded cash from an employee working inside. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fired several rounds inside the restaurant. The suspect exited the store and fired several more rounds before driving away.

The suspect is described as a Black man, about five-foot-nine and thinly built. He is considered armed and dangerous. He was driving a black four-door Mazda 3, with Ontario license plate CPXT541.

The HRPS are appealing to any witnesses who may have been in the area to contact Det.-Sgt. Dwayne Perron of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2415. The HRPS is particularly interested in seeing dashcam or CCTV footage from between 6:40 and 7:10 p.m. on June 10.

Information can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by phone (1-800-222-TIPS, or 1-800-222-8477) or at haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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