Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Police: Robbery in Chatham, stolen vehicle, warrants

Robbery in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 8 p.m. last night, police responded to a robbery at Harvey Variety in Chatham.

A lone man, wearing a balaclava, entered the variety store and demanded money while brandishing a weapon.

The cashier refused and a struggle ensued.

Luckily, the cashier was not physically injured and the man fled the scene.

The suspect was last seen wearing a dark gray coat with three stripes down each sleeve, black cargo style pants, black shoes with white around the soles, black hood and light coloured gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rob Rose at robro@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6625.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a suspicious woman in Bill McDougall Park in Wallaceburg.

Officers located the woman and through investigation learned that she was wanted for stealing items from a parked vehicle and for failing to attend court.

The 34-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police arrested a man wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident at Walmart in Wallaceburg, impaired driving and failing to attend court.

A 29-year-old Walpole Island man was released pending a future court date of January 7, 2020.

Stolen vehicle

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. unknown suspects stole a grey 2009 GMC Sierra crew cab truck from a residence on River Line in Chatham.

The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates AL65 589.

The truck also has a fire crest sticker on the driver’s side back window, green volunteer fire fighter light on the dashboard and black tonneau cover.

Approximately $2,000 worth of tools were inside the truck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Adam VanKesteren at adamv@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87188.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Chatham-Kent Police Services Board Meeting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. at police headquarters.

All are welcome to attend.

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