Police are on the lookout for a 23-year-old London man wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a variety store last month in the city’s Carling neighbourhood.
Officers were called to the scene at the Mac’s Milk Variety at 507 Salisbury Street on November 17th in response to an armed robbery call.
According to investigators, a male with his face covered entered the store armed with a handgun, assaulted the store’s clerk, and then fled with cigarettes and cash. The clerk suffered minor injuries, police said Wednesday.
The suspect in the robbery remains at large.
As a result, Wesley Joseph Peters, 23, of London is wanted on charges including armed robbery, use disguise, use imitation firearm, utter threats to cause death, and assault with a weapon.
The public is urged to refrain from approaching Peters as he should be considered armed and dangerous, police said, adding those who see Peters should call 911 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact London Police at 519-661-5670, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).