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Date Published: 2018-05-09

Officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Balsam Street at 3:15 a.m. on May 9, 2018 to take a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and holding a syringe while demanding money. He left with a small amount of cash. The male employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a male approximately 5'6" tall wearing a black hoodie and baggy jeans with black footwear.


Date Published: 2018-05-08

The TBPS are releasing video of a male responsible for a robbery just before 2:00 a.m. on May 8, 2018 at the Mac's Convenience store located on Red River Road.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and threatened to stab the male while demanding money. The suspect fled on foot with a small amount of cash and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin male wearing a black hoodie and high visibility safety vest.


Date Published: 2018-05-03

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing video image to help identify a male involved in a robbery early this morning at the Mac's Convenience Store located on Arthur Street.

The suspect entered the store around 5:30 a.m. on May 3, 2018 and attempted to use a debit card. When the PIN number failed, he pulled out a syringe and demanded money from the male clerk. The suspect left the store was a small amount of cash. The employee was not injured.

ATM Theft Surveillance Video

Date Published: 2018-04-18

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing surveillance footage of two suspects involved in a Wednesday morning Break and Enter on Oliver Road.
Video link: https://youtu.be/96Hkfc1v5iQ

Original Media Release follows:

ATM Theft

At 6:00 a.m. the TBPS responded to a report of a break and enter at the Life Labs located on Oliver Road.

An employee arrived to find a glass door broken and the ATM machine had been stolen.

Hotel Robbery Update

Date Published: 2018-04-11

Here is the video link for the Econo Lodge Robbery that occurred early this morning: https://youtu.be/pO8LobCdBGc

Review of the video shows a white hood not a white balaclava as stated in the original media release.

Arson Investigation update

Date Published: 2018-04-04

Investigators are releasing video surveillance of a suspect believed to be connected to an arson investigation.

Video link: https://youtu.be/HZxtlUZudNU

The original media attached to this incident is included below.

Robbery at Oliver Road Convenience Store

Date Published: 2018-01-25

Just after midnight on January 25, 2018, officers attended the Mac's Convenience Store on Oliver Road to investigate a robbery that had just occurred.

The 20 year old male employee reported that two males entered the store with their face covered. One male produced a knife and demanded money out of the till while the second male took a number of cigarette packages.

Suspect #1 is described as being an Indigenous male approximately 5'8" tall.

He was wearing black pants with a white vertical stripe, a black hoodie with a very distinctive white Nike swoosh on the front.

Robbery suspect to ID

Date Published: 2018-01-12

On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 just before 7:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a panic alarm at the Barb's Laundromat located on Victoria Ave. 

Holiday Message From the Thunder Bay Police Service

Date Published: 2017-12-24
To the citizens of Thunder Bay and surrounding communities,

Wanson Lumber Break & Enter

Date Published: 2017-12-22

On December 16, 2017 at approximately 6:07 a.m.. offiers were dispatched to Wanson Lumber on John Street to respond to alarms going off within the building. Officers arrived to find the front door had been pried open. Officers cleared the business finding nobody inside.

Staff attended and was able to confirm that several power tools had been taken, including:
· Bostitch FTF83WW Air Nailer
· Makita DLX2055 Drill Impact Kit x 2
· MakitaDSD1802 Drywall Saw


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