(Lanark Highlands Township, ON) – On October 2, 2017 at approximately 12:20 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Lanark County detachment responded to the report of a robbery at the LCBO on Clarence Street in the Village of Lanark.
Preliminary details of the investigation indicate that 2 males entered the store demanding money and are believed to have left on foot from the scene.
Nobody was injured in the incident.
Sacred Heart Catholic School and Maple Grove Public School went into a Hold and Secure mode for precautionary measures without incident.
The store is secured and inaccessible to customers for the afternoon while police conduct their investigation.
This investigation is in its early stages and an update will be issued when confirmed and accurate information becomes available.
The Lanark County OPP Crime Unit are continuing with the investigation and are urging any person who in the area at the time of the robbery or has any information regarding the person(s) responsible for this crime you are asked to contact the Lanark County OPP detachment at 613-267-2626 during business hours or 24/7 at 1-888-310-1122.