Suspect sought after robbery at Peterborough Square store: police

Peterborough police are investigating after a robbery at a Peterborough business. Peterborough Police Service

Police say they are looking for a suspect following a robbery at a store in Peterborough Square in the city’s downtown on Monday morning.

Around 11:30 a.m., Peterborough Police Service officers were called to the outlet mall downtown at Water and George streets for a reported robbery at one of the stores. Police learned a man entered a store, selected some items, and claimed he had a firearm before leaving the business.

“The suspect dropped the items before leaving the area,” police said. “No one was injured in the incident.”

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On Tuesday morning, police released an image of the suspect, who is described as having a medium build and who was wearing a blue jacket, blue hooded sweater and an orange toque.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough police crime line at 705-876-1122 ext. 555, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or connect online at

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