Officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a robbery at a local fast food restaurant.

Officers responded to a restaurant on McGill Street in Hawkesbury, Ontario at approximately 12:00 p.m. on March 10, 2019.  A male had demanded cash from the clerk and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers arrested a suspect a short time later in the area.

A 20-year-old Hawkesbury man has been charged with robbery. He was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing on March 18, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal.

If you have any information regarding this matter and wish to remain anonymous, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display. Your call will stay anonymous and your presence won’t be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information, visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at