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Montreal police investigating dépanneur robbery in LaSalle

Police allege the clerk behind the counter was attacked with a molotov cocktail during the hold-up.
Police allege the clerk behind the counter was attacked with a molotov cocktail during the hold-up. TVA

Montreal police are investigating a robbery at a dépanneur in the borough of LaSalle Tuesday night.

The incident reportedly happened at 11 p.m. on Thierry Street, near Newman Boulevard.

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Police allege the clerk behind the counter was attacked with a molotov cocktail during the hold-up, and fought back despite being burned.

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Officers said the victim also suffered stab wounds during the altercation.

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The suspect fled with an unknown sum of cash.

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Investigators will be watching video surveillance footage to try to identify the alleged robber.