At about 3:00AM on Sunday April 16, 2023, the Brockville Police Service received information that the Circle K convenience store, on King St. W., was robbed at knife point. A lone male entered the store with his face covered and demanded money while brandishing a weapon. A short time later, the suspect fled the area on foot. Fortunately, no one was injured. Anyone with information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Detective Jamie Garvin at 613-342-1027 extension 4248 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Suspicious Package Suspected to be an Explosive Device
A portion of Front Avenue was closed yesterday afternoon around 3:00pm after a suspicious package was located in the area. A package that resembled an explosive device was located outdoors and the Police were notified. Responding officers evacuated a nearby building to ensure public safety and restricted the area around the device. With the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Tactics and Rescue Unit, the device was made safe. The incident remains under investigation. Any one with information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Detective Graham Coe at 613-342-0127 extension 4245 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).