(PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 13, 2021, at approximately 8:20 p.m. members of the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery at a restaurant in the 700 block of Pembroke Street East in the City of Pembroke.

A masked female entered the store, indicated they had a weapon and demanded cash from an employee. The employee was not injured and the person fled the scene with a quantity of cash. The female, who was on foot, was last observed westbound on Pembroke Street East. Responding officers, along with the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Canine Unit, were unable to locate the person responsible.

The person of interest is described as a female with a slim build, aged 20-40 years old, approximately 5’6” in height, wearing a mask, black coat, and blue jeans.

The UOV OPP Crime Unit is continuing the investigation with the assistance of an OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) and Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU). Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime. If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00. Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at +1 (613) 735-8477or you can reach us at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. Our telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Or please submit a tip online at … Submit A Tip.