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NRP Looking for Help Identifying Suspect in Armed Robbery

Suspect was armed with a handgun

Niagara Regional Police are looking for help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery in St. Catharines. 

It happened yesterday afternoon at the Esso Gas Station on St. Paul Street West.  

NRP say a lone male entered the store armed with a handgun and stole a chocolate bar, cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash from the till. 

The suspect fled on foot from the scene. 

The lone clerk was not harmed. 

A NRPS K9 Unit along with officers from the NRPS Emergency Task Unit commenced a search of the area for the suspect.  

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20's, about 5’8 with a slender build.  

He was wearing grey track pants, running shoes, black long sleeve sweater with a small white Nike swoosh on it, a beige bucket hat, blue surgical mask and dark sunglasses. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police. 

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