Halton Police is currently investigating an armed gas station robbery that took place in Oakville on Christmas Eve.
According to police, on Dec. 24 at approximately 6:00 a.m., a male suspect, armed with a black handgun, went into the Pioneer Gas Bar located at 754 Bronte Road in the Town of Oakville.
The suspect made a demand for money while pointing the firearm at the clerk.
The male fled in a newer model, four-door, black BMW with stolen Ontario License Plates.
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The suspect is described by police as being approximately 30 to 35-years-old, having a light complexion, and is between 5’10” and 6’0” with a heavy build.
Police say the suspect was wearing a very distinct XCIX Varsity style black and grey jacket with a black Raptors t-shirt underneath, black pants, dark shoes, black balaclava, as well as one white and one black glove.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. the suspect was seen removing plates from an unassociated vehicle in Mississauga.
The vehicle and the suspect were last seen in the area of the 400/401 in Toronto at 9:30 a.m. the same day.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Mills at 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2285.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at http://www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.