The Orillia OPP are continuing their search for evidence at the scene of a robbery from earlier in the month while asking for public assistance in locating the remaining two suspects in the case.
Members of the Orillia OPP Crime Unit, along with the Canine Unit, are returning to the area of the robbery to continue a ground search and complete a canvass of nearby residences. The Orillia OPP responded to a robbery with weapons at a James Street address just after 11:30 p.m. on March 11. Locals noted a heavy police presence as members of the Orillia detachment, Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) and Canine Unit (K9) responded to the area. Two male suspects are in police custody facing multiple charges including robbery and weapons-related charges, but the Orillia OPP continue to seek two additional male suspects connected to the robbery.
Police still believe that this is a targeted occurrence and that there is no specific threat to public safety. If anyone has seen any suspicious activity or has knowledge of this event, contact the Orillia OPP Crime Unit at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.
If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).