Durham Police are investigating two separate commercial robberies that occurred Thursday night in Oshawa and Pickering, Durham Police said yesterday.
On Thursday, May 12 at approximately 3:05 pm, members from Central West Division responded to an attempted robbery at the Graziella Fine Jewellery store in the Whitby mall. A short time later, at approximately 3:40 pm, members of Central East Division responded to a robbery at the Oshawa Centre at the Paris Jewelers on King Street. One of the suspects smashed a display case, stole jewelry and fled, said a police statement.
At approximately 5 pm, members of West Division responded to the Pickering Town Centre for a robbery at the Michael Hill jewelry store. The two suspects smashed a display case, stole jewelry and fled the scene.
No one was physically injured during these robberies.
The suspects are all described as: male, Black, slim builds, wearing hooded sweaters and had their faces covered.
Investigators believe that these two robberies may be connected.
Anyone with any new information about these robberies, including dash cam footage in the areas at the times of the incidents, is asked to contact the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.