Two suspects sought in armed robbery

Two male suspects fled the scene of an armed robbery at a Vaughan currency exchange empty handed.

York Regional Police report one of the suspects pointed a black handgun at a store employee, who ran to the back of the business and locked herself in. The suspects forced their way through the door but fled on foot.

No one was physically injured in the incident, which took place on Sept. 25 just before 3 p.m. at Steeles Avenue, just west of Jane Street. The suspects were seen running southbound toward Steeles.

The first suspect is described as black, about 25 years old and about six feet tall. He was wearing a black hoodie with long white laces, a black bandanna with a white pattern over his face, black pants, black shoes with black laces, and gloves. He was carrying a black handgun and a black duffle bag with white lining.

The second suspect is about five-feet, five-inches to five-feet, seven-inches tall. He was wearing a neon vest, a black hoodie, black pants and black shoes with a white pattern. He was also wearing gloves and his face was covered. He was carrying a black duffle bag with a crowbar.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips or leave an anonymous tip online at 1800222tips.com.

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