Suspect pulls gun on employee during robbery: Orillia OPP

Police say the suspect filled a cart with items and left the business without paying for them

Police are investigating a robbery at a Murphy Road business in Orillia.

Around 3 p.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to a weapons call in progress at the business. A person entered the store and police say they filled a cart with numerous items and attempted to leave without paying. The individual was confronted in the parking lot by an employee when the suspect displayed a gun concealed under their clothing. He fled the scene before police arrived.

The suspect is described as:

·      Male, white

·      25-30 years of age

·      Short Blond Hair

·      Clean Shaven

·      Clothing: yellow relective construction vest, black pants, black workboots

·      White airpods in his ears

Vehicle description:

·      Silver Hatchback

·      4-door vehicle

·      No plate information obtained

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Orillia OPP at 888-310-1122, or Crimestoppers at 800-222-8477 (TIPS). Orillia OPP would also ask the suspect to seek legal advice and turn himself in to Orillia OPP.