Detectives Seek to Identify Suspects in Robbery Investigation – St. Catharines

On June 16th, 2022, at 2:34pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold) responded to convenience store near the intersection of Lake Street and Russell Avenue, in the city of St. Catharines regarding a robbery that just occurred.

Initial investigation determined suspect #1 entered the store and proceeded to take consumable goods from a shelf, while suspect #2 stood outside and kept watch.  When the actions of suspect #1 were observed by the store clerk, he was confronted and a struggled ensued.  Suspect #2 then entered the store and assisted in the facilitation of the theft by using physical force to overcome the store clerk.

1 District detectives have assumed carriage of the investigation.  Video surveillance has been acquired and detectives are appealing to members of the public for assistance identifying the suspects involved.

The description of the suspects is as follows:

Suspect #1

–        Male

–        White

–        18-25 years of age

–        5’9” tall

–        170lbs

–        Short dark hair

–        Wearing an orange Timberland t-shirt

–        Wearing black shorts

–        Wearing black and white shoes

Suspect #2

–        Male

–        18-25 years of age

–        6’1” tall

–        160lbs

–        Medium length black curly hair

–        Wearing a hooded sweatshirt with images of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

–        Wearing black shorts

–        Wearing white shoes

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009495.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.


Incident #22-64937