Customer Interrupts Armed Robbery in Washago

Bad Guy Flees Empty Handed

An attempted armed robbery in Washago has police looking for a suspect with a few tattoos. The OPP say a man went into a Washago business around 9:00 Sunday night, wearing a bandana over the lower half of his face. Police claim he was armed with a knife when he demanded the cash register be opened, but the robbery was interrupted when another customer came in. The man fled in a dark-coloured two-door sedan. He is described as:

  • Caucasian male.
  • 6 ft. tall
  • muscular build and broad shoulders.
  • Short dark curly hair.
  • Black shirt with a picture on it.
  • Wearing dark clothing.
  • Tattoos on both arms.

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The Orillia OPP want to hear from you if you have any information about this crime, and can be reached at (705)326-3536.