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Robbery of Gas Bar


Broadcast time: 12:30 PM

Date: November 25, 2019

On November 24, 2019, shortly after midnight, the Sarnia Police Service responded to a robbery at a the Petro Canada Gas Bar located on UBE Drive in the City of Sarnia.

Upon arriving on scene the officers spoke to the cashier who was suffering from the effects of being peppered sprayed.

From information received and photos from the surveillance camera, a male suspect was wearing grey gloves, a black winter coat, with a hoodie pulled right down, and a mask. The suspect demanded cash and then pepper sprayed the victim.

The suspect then left the store in a dark coloured single cab pickup truck heading south on Airport Road.

The cashier did not sustain any long lasting effects from being peppered sprayed.

The Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Unit is currently investigating the incident and is looking for the public’s assistance.

If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime they are please asked to contact Detective Jeff Rovers at 519-344-8861, extension 6159, or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Please find photos of the suspect attached below.


Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca