The Orillia OPP Crime Unit is currently investigating an armed robbery that took place on Friday Aug. 7 at 9:03 p.m.
The robbery occurred at a business on Western Avenue in the City of Orillia. The business was open at the time. The clerk was approached by a male suspect brandishing a firearm.
The suspect is described as a white male, wearing blue jeans and a dark coloured sweater. His face was covered. The suspect left the store in a dark coloured van or SUV type vehicle. The vehicle left heading north on West Street from Western Avenue.
The clerk was not injured.
If you have information that may assist with this investigation, please call the Orillia OPP @ 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.
You can also submit your tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.