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Masked man armed with butcher knife flees Saskatoon business with cash

Police said a man made off with cash following an armed robbery at a business in the Nutana SC neightbourhood. Luke Banville / Global News

Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in Saskatoon’s Nutana SC neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon.

At around 3:30 p.m. CT, a man entered a business in the 2900-block of Louise Street and produced a large butcher knife.

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The man made off with an undetermined amount of money. He was last seen travelling northbound on Arlington Avenue toward Taylor Street in a grey Ford Escort.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, six-foot three and had a black mask covering his face. He was wearing a black hooded winter jacket, black pants and black fleece gloves.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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