Suspects sought after robbery at Vaughan phone store

York Regional Police patch is shown Dec, 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Arlyn McAdorey

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Vaughan.

York Regional Police said the incident occurred at a phone store in the Whitmore Road and Trowers Road area on Sunday at around 4:20 p.m.

Police said two male suspects allegedly entered the store wearing masks and hoodies.

According to police, one suspect was allegedly holding what appeared to be a firearm.

Officers said three of the four employees and one customer hid in an office.

“One suspect assaulted the fourth employee and stole a cell phone before both suspects fled the store,” police allege in a news release.

According to police, the suspects left in a black Honda.

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Police are searching for a male suspect between 18 and 25 years old,  standing five-feet-nine-inches tall, with a slim build.

The second suspect is also between 18 and 25 years old, and is five-feet-eight-inches tall with a medium build.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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