Assault Suspect Sought

Peterborough Police is looking for a suspect in connection with an incident at a convenience store Sunday evening.

At approximately 6:00pm on February 20, 2023, officers were called to the business in the Monaghan Road and Chamberlain Street area.  Upon arrival, officers learned a man had walked into the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and fired before fleeing the area.  During investigation it was determined that the weapon was a pellet gun and that nothing was taken from the business.  The clerk was struck in the face, however, did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as (photo below):

  • White male
  • Thin build
  • Approximately 5’8
  • Wearing:
    • Dark camouflage jacket
    • Dark with white pattern bandana covering his face
    • Dark pants
    • Red running shoes

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 x555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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