Collingwood cops on the hunt for a suspect following Monday evening armed hold up

Man armed with a knife robbed Ontario Street business

Police are searching for a suspect following reports of an armed robbery in Collingwood.

The OPP say a masked man went into a business on Ontario Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday and, armed with a knife, demanded money from an employee. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash before police arrived.

The suspect is described as:

  • White male
  • About 6 feet tall
  • Wearing a thick white winter jacket with a hood, tan or grey-coloured pants, and white shoes

Police say he was spotted leaving the area in a light-coloured 2010 to 2015 Ford extended cab pickup truck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collingwood & The Blue Mountains OPP detachment at (705) 445-4321 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS if you wish to remain anonymous.