Convenience store clerk robbed, pepper sprayed
Police are looking for a suspect after a robbery at a downtown convenience store Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just before 3 p.m. when a man walked into the store carrying a kitchen knife and a can of pepper spray.
After the cash was turned over, it’s alleged the man pepper sprayed the clerk. He was treated by paramedics.
The suspect is described as a white man, 25-to-30 years old. He has dark short hair, with an unshaven scruffy beard. He was wearing a dark hoodie with “TRENT” across the chest as well as grey/khaki cargo pants and a black brace on his left hand.
If anyone has information about this incident they are asked to call the Peterborough Police service or Crimestoppers at 1800-222-8477 or 705-745-9000.
Man arresting plucking guitar from store
On Sept.8 at approximately 4:20 pm a man was seen taking a Charvel Electric guitar from the Hock Shop on George Street.
He walked out and made no attempt to pay for it, police say.
He then ran south on George Street where an officer in a cruiser spotted him and arrested him without incident.
William Thomas Masters, 43, of Stewart St., was arrested for theft under $5,000, breach of probation and breach of undertaking. He was held for court on Sept. 9. The value of the theft was $399.95.