Attempted robbery

Mar 26 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Attempted robbery

Yesterday afternoon, shortly after 4 p.m., an unknown man entered Piggy Mart on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham, while brandishing a weapon. He demanded money, but what he got was the alarm.

Chatham-Kent police say the cashier activated an audible alarm and the man fled southbound on Taylor Avenue without obtaining anything

No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a white man, in his mid 20s, approximately 6’0” in height with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, black and white running shoes, black gloves and a camouflage scarf covering his face.

In an effort to identify this man for public safety reasons, a video link of him entering Piggy Mart and an audio clip of his demands are now available at https://youtu.be/2ZDBxGW60hI and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pqq5DLE0KA

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Dan Hamilton at danha@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 284. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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