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Cobourg Police Service Responded to Call of Robbery

Media Release

On the 16th day of March 2018 at approximately 11:27am the Cobourg Police Service were dispatched to the area of the Walmart located 73 Strathy Road Cobourg Ontario upon report of a robbery that occurred in the parking lot. Cobourg Police attended the area and spoke with the complainant.  The complainant advised as she was walking in the parking lot of Walmart, an unknown male approached her from behind and grabbed her purse from her arm and ran off to a vehicle that was waiting in the same parking lot.  This incident occurred around 11:20am.

Male’s description;                   

  • Young male early 20’s

  • Between 5’8” to 5’9”

  • Skinny build

  • Light grey hoodie with a large logo on the back

  • Dark shoes

Vehicle’s description

  • A newer model grey Dodge Caravan

No injuries were reported and Cobourg Police are still actively investigating this incident.

If anyone has any information about this incident please call the Cobourg Police Service at 905-372-6821  and ask for A/Sgt. Egas or call Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477)