Police looking for 2 men who robbed Waterloo store with threats of violence

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Kevin Nielsen / Global News File

Waterloo Regional Police are looking for two men who robbed a store in Waterloo through intimidation on Wednesday night.

Police say two men entered a store near Weber Street North and Bridgeport Road East at around 7:40 p.m. and began to shop.

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A short time later, police say they were confronted by an employee.

Police say the two men then threatened the employee with violence before leaving the store with unpaid merchandise.

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The suspects were described as around six feet tall with a medium build. One was last seen wearing a white hat, a black jacket with grey sleeves, a blue hoodie and sweatpants, while the other was said to be wearing a black jacket with a hood, grey pants and black shoes.

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The men took off in a silver vehicle.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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