Armed Robbery Near Ontario Street and Sutherland Crescent in Cobourg

On Sunday afternoon, at approximately 2:40 pm the Cobourg Police Service responded to an armed robbery near Ontario Street and Sutherland Crescent, in Cobourg.

Both victims were walking southbound on Ontario Street near the area of the Cobourg Dog Park when a brown, older model 4-door Honda Civic slowed beside them.

A male suspect exited the front passenger seat of the vehicle and pointed a handgun at one of the victims. The suspect then struck the victim several times and stole his backpack.

The suspect was last seen northbound on Ontario Street in the Honda Civic.

Cobourg Police are asking for the assistance of the public to identify the male suspect who is described as white, 16-18 years, thick eyebrows, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, red baseball hat and a red bandana covering his mouth and nose.

There is no description of the 2nd suspect driver at this time.

If anyone has information pertaining to this investigation, please contact the Cobourg Police Service at 905-372-6821 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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