Belmont, ON - The Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Elgin
County OPP Crime Unit continues to investigate a robbery that occurred on October
5, 2018 around 7:30 p.m. in Belmont, Ontario.
A lone male entered a food store and demanded money from an attendant. During the
robbery the lone male used an edged weapon. No one was physically injured.
Officers from the OPP's London Highway Safety Division (HSD), Middlesex, and Oxford
OPP responded to the call along with Elgin County members.
The OPP's Canine Unit along with members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) also
attended the scene of the crime.
The lone male left the area with a quantity of cash. The OPP's Forensic Identification
Section attended the scene and collected forensic information from the incident.
At this time police continue to look for a suspect described as the following:
- White male with an unshaven face
- Over 6" tall
- Over the age of 40 years
- Dark coloured pants with green on them
- Grey coloured jacket with fur around hood part
- Carrying an older reusable green material shopping bag
Anyone with further information that was in the area at the time is asked to contact
the Elgin County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
(8477), or submit an online tip at www.londoncrimestoppers.com, where you may be
eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
OPP Contact Information