OPP Investigate robbery in Harrow

submitted to EFP

On May 12, 2021, at approximately 08:00 p.m., members of the Essex Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a robbery at a business on King Street East in the Town of Essex.

Investigation determined that individuals entered the store and removed items, as they were attempting to leave, a store employee was assaulted in the process.

The staff member was not injured during the incident.

The individuals fled in a white Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV).

Video surveillance was reviewed and the Essex County OPP Crime Unit is continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.