The Haliburton Highlands OPP is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual involved in a robbery at The Beer Store in Halibuton April 3.

Police say at approximately 4:21 p.m. a lone person entered the business on Hops Drive waving a weapon, believed to be a machete, and threatening staff before leaving with a quantity of cash and alcohol.

The person is described as white, approximately 5’9” tall, heavy build, wearing a black leather jacket, grey Reebok hoodie, blue jeans, black balaclava, and gloves. The person was also carrying a black and red duffle bag. They left the scene in a brown four-door GMC Sierra pickup truck, which had a tonneau cover over the bed.

There were no injuries reported to police. Businesses in the area are being asked to check any security camera footage for suspicious activity. Drivers with dash cams who were in the area around that time are also being asked to check their footage.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the OPP at 705-286- 1431, or by submitting details online at

The investigation is ongoing.