On Sunday, April 14th, 2019, at approximately 2:40 pm, the Cobourg Police responded to a call for an armed robbery near Ontario Street and Sutherland Crescent, Cobourg. Both victims were walking southbound on Ontario Street near the area of the 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 suspect.
Male, white, 16-18 years, thick eyebrows, wearing a white hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans, red baseball hat and a red bandana covering his mouth and nose.
No description of the driver at this time.
If anyone has information pertaining to this investigation, please contact the Cobourg Police Service 905-372-6821 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.