Breaking News: Charlotte Pantry Was Robbed This Morning (Here Is Picture of Suspect)

[UPDATE: Sunday: 11:26 a.m. *ARREST MADE* Police investigation revealed the same individual was responsible for the robberies at Charlotte Pantry and the First Stop Swap Shop. The accused, Shane WITZELL, age 34 years of Campbellcroft, was arrested on March 25th. The accused has been charged with Robbery and Break, Enter and theft. Witzell was held in custody.]

[UPDATE: Friday: 11:55 a.m.: Police have released Break and Enter Video Surveillance (see below) for the break and enter earlier this a.m. at the First Stop Swap Shop on Charlotte Street. Police say the suspect appears to be the same male from the Robbery at Charlotte Pantry this morning. In both incidents he was seen driving away in a dark 4 door vehicle similar to a Dodge Avenger or a Chevrolet with a spoiler on the rear hood.]


From a Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Service release this morning...

On the 24th of March at approximately 7:00 am a male entered the Charlotte Pantry on Charlotte Street. He approached the female clerk, grabbed her by the back of the neck and demanded money. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as being a white male, approximately 5’5” tall, short dark hair, scar on the side of his face, wearing a dark sweater, dark wool toque and faded blue jeans. He was last seen getting into a dark colour vehicle, similar to a 4 door Dodge Avenger. Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service. See attached picture of the suspect.


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