Patrol officers were dispatched to the north core of the city at approximately 1:30 a.m. to speak to a victim of a robbery that had just occurred.
The 42 year old female victim reported that she was walking on Lake Street when two males emerged from an alley by Manitou Street with their faces concealed with red bandanas.
They asked for a cigarette and then demanded money while holding a knife. The female handed over money and the two suspects fled on foot northbound on Lake Street.
The victim was not injured in this incident.
Suspect # 1 is described as an Indigenous male approximately 20 years old. He is 5’9″ tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black boots.
Suspect #2 is described as an Indigenous male approximately 20 years old. He is 6’0″ tall with a thin build. He has medium length black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black jacket with grey outlining, blue jeans and dark runners.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of these suspects is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com
Source: Thunder Bay Police Media Release