DRPS make an arrest following a Blackstock convenience store robbery
DAN CEARNS, The Standard
SCUGOG: Durham Regional Police (DRPS) have issued an update regarding their investigation into a convenience store robbery which happened last month.
On Wednesday, July 27th, members of the police service responded to a call about a gunpoint robbery at Penny’s Mini Mart, in Blackstock.
“The lone suspect entered the store, armed with a handgun, and made a demand for cash. The suspect fled from the store to a silver/grey sedan,” a DRPS press release, from July 28th, stated.
According to police, on Thursday, August 18th, the DRPS arrested a suspect, after executing “a search warrant on a residence on Carnegie Beach Road in Scugog.”
33-year-old Cyle Allen is facing charges of Robbery with a Firearm, Disguise with Intent, Possessing Weapons for a Dangerous Purpose, Disobeying a Court Order and Failing to Comply with a Probation Order.
Anyone who has further information about this case is being asked to contact the DRPS Major Crime Robbery Unit, by phone at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355 or by emailing Robbery@drps.ca.