June 11, 2019 1:14 pm

Police searching for suspect after reported robbery at Alliston, Ont., store

OPP are searching for an armed male suspect who reportedly robbed a local video games store in Alliston, Ont.

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Officers are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed a video game store armed with a large knife on June 5 in Alliston, Ont.

Nottawasaga OPP were called to the scene on Young Street at noon, police say, after the suspect reportedly presented a large knife and fled the store with a number of video games and gaming consoles.

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The suspect is described as between 25 and 30 years old, six feet tall and unshaven with a thin build. Police say he was wearing black jeans, a long-sleeved shirt and a baseball cap at the time of the alleged incident.

According to officers, the man shouldn’t be approached since he was carrying a weapon.

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Anyone with information can contact Nottawasaga OPP crime unit at 705 434-1939 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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