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Police investigate robbery reported Tuesday at Freedom Mobile store in Kitchener

Waterloo Regional Police released these photos in connection to a robbery in Kitchener on Tuesday.
Waterloo Regional Police released these photos in connection to a robbery in Kitchener on Tuesday. Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police say they are continuing to investigate a robbery that was reported at a cellphone store in Kitchener on Tuesday evening.

Officers were called to the Freedom Mobile store in Laurentian Plaza on Westmount Road, near Ottawa Street, at around 7 p.m. for the reported crime.

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Police say that two men entered the business and threatened an employee.

They then allegedly took merchandise before fleeing the scene on foot.

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The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

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On Tuesday, police released photos of the suspects on Twitter. They also warned residents that there would be a large police presence in the area as a result of the investigation.

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

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