Two sought in armed robbery in Sandwich

A pair of men accused of robbing a grocery store in Sandwich. March 30, 2023. Photo via Windsor police.

Windsor police are looking for a pair of suspects accused of robbing a store at threatening employees in Sandwich on Thursday.

At around 1:30 p.m., police responded to a call about a robbery at a grocery store on Tecumseh Road West and Huron Church Road.

During the incident, two men entered the business and began to load a bag with alcohol. When the duo was confronted by staff, they allegedly assaulted an employee and threatened them with a knife. The two men took off heading west on Tecumseh Road.

No serious injuries were reported.

Both men are described as White, around 5’10” with medium builds. The first suspect has a moustache and during the robbery, he was wearing a ski mask, white baseball hat, black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and a blue backpack. The second man has glasses and was wearing a red baseball hat, dark jacket, grey pants and winter boots.

Anyone who can identify either suspect is asked to call the Windsor Police Service’s Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, extension: 4830, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS).