Police looking for five suspects following Wasaga Beach mugging

Man forced to withdraw cash from ATM by suspect who claimed to be armed

Police are looking for help finding a group of suspects wanted for a June mugging in Wasaga Beach.

At around 12:15 a.m. on June 6, a group of friends were on the boardwalk west of Beach Drive in front of Park Area 2 when they were approached by a group of suspects. Police were told one suspect threatened the group, claiming to have a handgun. A 22-year-old victim was forced to leave with the first suspect to withdraw money from a nearby ATM. A second 22-year-old victim was assaulted by the group of suspects, according to the OPP, after trying to call for help from passersby.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect one:

  • Male
  • Black
  • In his 20s
  • 6’3 with a skinny build
  • Long, shoulder-length dreadlocks,
  • Wearing: earring stud, black hat, dark clothing

Suspect two:

  • Male
  • Black
  • In his 20s
  • 5’10
  • Short black hair
  • Wearing: white sleeveless top, fanny pack across the chest

The other suspects are described as two black males and one black female. the female was wearing a green coloured short/dress combo. The males were wearing balaclavas, one with a distinctive pair of ski goggles with reflective lenses on his head.

Police urge the public to call in tips to the Huronia West OPP at 705-429–3575, the non-emergency line 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.