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Woodstock police seeking suspect in robbery

Woodstock Police cruiser.
Woodstock Police cruiser. 980 CFPL File Photo

Woodstock, Ont., police are on the lookout for a man on the run after a robbery in a dowtown store.

Police say the man entered the Gizmo Direct store in downtown Woodstock at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday with a knife.

The man then allegedly fled before police arrived and was last seen running north on Wellington Street.

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The suspect is described as approximately 5’10” with slim build and dark hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black coat, black cap, red shirt and was carrying a black backpack.

There were no injuries but nearby schools in the downtown have been made aware of the incident.

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Police are asking anyone with information about this investigation to contact them at 519—537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477.

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