Robbery at gas bar in Elliot Lake

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police is asking for assistance about a robbery at a gas bar on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake.

OPP Constable Phil Young says on Sunday around 7:00 pm, police were called to the gas bar.
A person entered the building, approached the employee brandishing a handgun and stole the cash box.
There were no injuries and the suspect departed on foot.
A person of interest was captured on video surveillance.
Any person with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

Young says the suspect looked to be male, wearing a black toque, checkered black and white bandanna covering his face up to his eyes, black vest with gold/yellow letters stitched on the top left breast side pocket, black and white plaid long-sleeved shirt underneath the vest, black pants, black gloves, light-coloured boots/shoes. Witness described that the firearm that was brandished resembled a revolver.

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