Suspects wearing surgical masks sought

Police are on the hunt for two suspects who wore white surgical masks that covered their faces in a Markham convenience store robbery.

York Regional Police were called to the store, located at Carlton Road and Village Parkway, shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 5.

The suspects reportedly ransacked the area behind the counter and made off with cash and an employee’s purse. The victim wasn’t physically harmed. The first suspect was wearing a black jacket and black pants. The second suspect was wearing a red jacket and black shorts with tights underneath.

Anyone with information should contact the Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631. Or, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at

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