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Kingston police investigating report of armed robbery in north end

Kingston police are looking for the man in this photo, who allegedly stole cash from a Kingston convenience store.
Kingston police are looking for the man in this photo, who allegedly stole cash from a Kingston convenience store. Kingston police

Kingston police are currently investigating a report of an armed robbery that took place Monday evening in the city’s north end.

Officers received a call about an alleged robbery at 72 Thomas St. just after 5 p.m. Monday, according to police. This is the address of David’s Convenience Store in the north end.

Police say a man entered the store brandishing a small kitchen knife, demanding an employee open the cash register.

When the employee complied, the man grabbed cash from the register and fled through the front door, police say.

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Officers arrived on scene to search the area, but the suspect escaped. Police say he is still at large.

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The man is estimated to be between the age of 20 and 30, white and about five-feet-10-inches tall.

He was seen wearing a black mask, a burgundy sweater with white lining around the zipper, a black baseball cap with a white torch logo, and black gloves with grey trim and writing and a yellow logo. He may also have wearing high top running shoes with black, white, and red colours along the sides.

Police say and left the scene on a bicycle going north on Patrick Street.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Kingston police at 613-549-4660.