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Police search for suspect after convenience store robbed at knifepoint

Suspect made off with cash and cigarettes
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NEWS RELEASE
BARRIE POLICE SERVICE
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Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred early Saturday morning.

On Saturday, April 6, 2019 at approximately 1 a.m., the suspect entered a convenience store at 110 Little Ave. in the City of Barrie. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded that the store clerk open the register so the suspect could obtain the cash within.

The suspect then provided the store clerk with a grocery bag and demanded that he fill it with cigarettes. He then grabbed flavoured cigars from below the cash register counter.

The suspect fled on foot and was last seen heading southbound through the parking lot.

Police are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the suspect.

The suspect is described as:
    •    Male, white
    •    Approximately 5’6” tall, thin-build
    •    Thick, dark eyebrows
    •    Wearing a light grey zip-front hooded sweatshirt, black Puma track pants, brown boots and a dark face covering with white (upside down) letters on it

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable Scott of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2741 or rscott@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online.

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