On Tuesday December 10th, 2019 at 5:18 p.m. Huronia West OPP were called to a report of an armed robbery at The Old Corner Store in Hillsdale in the Township of Springwater. Police were informed that a white male approximately 6′ tall mid-20 to early 30’s had entered the store pulled out a knife demanded cash, then took off from the store on foot and was observed getting into a grey or silver Honda Civic with an unidentified persons.
On December 11, 2019 the same suspect entered Jug City in Wyevale in the Township of Springwater, pulled out a knife a stole cash and cigarettes from the store. The suspect was observed once again getting into a grey or silver Honda Civic with an unidentified persons.
As a result of an extensive investigation by the Huronia West OPP Crime Unit and Street Crime Unit an arrest has been made in this crime.
Stephen Partridge (26 years) of Oro-Medonte TWP, was arrested and is charged with
- Adult Robbery with Theft X2
- Adult Disguise with Intent X2
- Adult Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose X2
He was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie