Suspect Arrested after a Convenience Store Robbery in Oshawa

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Robbery investigators arrested a suspect after an armed robbery at a convenience store in Oshawa in January.

On Sunday, January 7, 2018, at approximately 4:20 a.m., the lone suspect entered the Circle K convenience store on King Street East in Oshawa. The suspect, who was armed with a knife, made a demand for cash. The suspect then fled the store with the victim’s cellphone and cash.

The lone employee didn’t sustain any physical injuries.

On March 27, 2018, the suspect was arrested and is facing numerous robbery-related charges and drug possession charges.

Michael MAGUIRE, age 36 of King Street East in Oshawa, is charged with: Robbery with a Weapon; Disguise with Intent; Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace; Fail to Comply with Probation; and Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 (cocaine/marihuana). He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst Kerr of the Major Crime – Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5365.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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