Man armed with knife forces driver to withdraw money from ATM

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Police are looking for suspects after a male was forced at knifepoint to drive to two bank machines and withdraw money last night.

On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at approximately 10:00 p.m., the victim attended a gas station at Simcoe Street and Bloor Street in Oshawa. As he exited the store and returned to his car, he was approached by the suspect who entered the passenger side of the vehicle and produced a knife, forcing the victim to drive him to a bank machine at King Street and Simcoe Street where he withdrew some cash and gave it to the suspect.

The victim then drove to a gas station on Wilson Road where an attempt was made to obtain money using the victim’s card through the cash back function at the counter.

After the suspect spoke to another male at the gas station, the suspect left the vehicle and the victim drove home and contacted police. He was not physically harmed during the incident.

The suspect in the vehicle is described as: male, white, late 40s, about 6′ tall, 155 lbs with a slim build with facial hair and shoulder length dark greying hair. He was wearing a yellow shirt and brown shorts.

Suspect #2 seen at the second gas station is described as: male, white, late 40s, about 5’9″ tall, 155 lbs with a medium build. He was wearing jeans and a white shirt.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to contact D/Cst. Kerr of the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5365.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.