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Man in Halloween mask pulls 'large knife' during convenience store robbery: Police (3 photos)

No injuries were reported

On Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 at 4:40 p.m., officers assigned to 1 District Uniform Patrol responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the area of Pelham Road and Galbraith Street in the City of St. Catharines.

A lone male suspect entered the store armed with a large knife. A demand was made to the cashier to surrender money from the register. The cashier sustained no injuries. 

Detectives assigned to the 1 District Criminal Investigative Branch have assumed carriage of the investigation. After reviewing store surveillance footage, the suspect has been determined to have been wearing a Halloween mask. Description of the suspect is as follows:
    •    White male
    •    5’10” to 6’0” tall
    •    Wearing a black jacket with grey sleeves and a grey hood
    •    Dark blue jeans
    •    Blue shoes with white soles

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, ext. 1009964.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.