June 12, 2019 12:35 pm

Police investigating armed robbery at St. Catharines sub shop

Niagara police are trying to identify a suspect in an armed robbery investigation in St. Catharines.

Niagara police are trying to identify a suspect in an armed robbery investigation in St. Catharines.

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Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at a sub shop in St. Catharines.

Niagara police say officers were called with reports of a robbery on St. Paul Street West shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday. According to police, a man armed with a gun demanded cash from an employee, who was in the process of closing up for the night.

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After receiving the evening’s proceeds, the suspect reportedly fled the store.

He is described as a white man with a medium build who stands between five feet 10 inches and six feet tall.

He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black pants with a black-and-white belt, black-and-white shoes, gloves and a red bandanna.

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Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police.

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