Police investigating robberies at two Lindsay businesses

Police are investigating robberies at two Lindsay businesses over the weekend.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers were called to a business on Lindsay Street South shortly after 6:30 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 30).

“Just after, 6:00am a male entered the business and made a purchase before leaving. A short time later the same male returned to the store, with a second male,” reads a media release.

“Both males had their faces covered and approached the store clerk claiming to have a weapon and demanded cash before exiting the store.”

Police did not provide a description of the suspects in this case.

The second incident occurred at a business on William Street North early Sunday (Oct. 31).

“It is reported that at 2:44 a.m. a male entered the store, selected an item before leaving to get his payment card,” reads a media release.

“The male re-entered the store, demanding cash and threatening the store clerk while pulling a knife from his pocket. The clerk activated the alarm and the male fled the store.”

The male suspect is described as white, heavyset and approximately 40 years of age. He was wearing a red t-shirt, with a black hooded sweater underneath. black pants and brown glasses (see photo).

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call 705.324.5252.

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