Kingston Police seek public’s assistance to identify robbery suspect

Kingston Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an armed robbery suspect. Police say that on Jun. 16, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the male suspect entered a business on Thomas Street in downtown Kingston.

According to officers, the suspect immediately brandished a small kitchen knife and demanded that the employee open the cash register. The suspect then allegedly walked behind the counter and took a quantity of Canadian currency from the register. The suspect left the business through the front door and fled on a bicycle, riding northbound on Patrick Street.

Police responded and searched the area however had negative results in locating the suspect. The employee was uninjured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 20-30 years of age, standing approximately 5’10” tall. He was wearing a black mask, white shorts, a burgundy zip-up hoodie with white lining around the zipper, a black baseball cap with a white torch logo, and black gloves with grey trim, grey writing and a yellow logo. The suspect is believed to have been wearing high-top running shoes with black, white, and red colours along the sides.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery, is asked to please contact Detective Wilby at 613-549-4660 ext. 6217 or via email at [email protected].
You can also provide tips anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.

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