Convenience store clerk robbed at knifepoint
Winnipeg police are investigating after a man robbed a convenience store with a large knife. (file image)
Published Saturday, September 1, 2012 9:40AM CST
Last Updated Saturday, September 1, 2012 9:43AM CST
Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help finding a man that robbed a convenience store at knifepoint Saturday morning.
At 4 a.m. a man went into a convenience store in the 3300 block of Portage Avenue with a large knife and began grabbing lottery tickets and cigarettes from behind the counter, police said.
The man fled and no one was injured.
Police are now looking for a white man who is about five-foot-ten (178 centimetres), 180 pounds (82 kilograms) with dirty blond hair, large sideburns and an average build. The man looked to be about 24 to 25 years old, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 204-986-2839 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.