Esso Gas Station Robbed At Knife Point In Orillia, Suspect Arrested

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The Orillia OPP along with the Orillia Crime Unit is currently investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9 p.m. A suspect armed with a knife entered the Esso Gas Station on Colborne Street East in Orillia, assaulted an employee and fled the scene on foot. Officers responded immediately and the suspect was arrested a short distance away.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.

The OPP Forensic Identification Unit, OPP K-9 Unit as well as the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) attended and conducted a thorough search of the area for evidence.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Orillia OPP at (888) 310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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