Suspect sought following armed robbery in Cannington

Police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery in Cannington Wednesday (Feb. 3) night.

According to the DRPS, officers were called to the Cannington Convenience Store on Cameron Street West  around 8 p.m.

“The suspect, who was armed with a knife, entered the store and made a demand for cigarettes. The suspect took a large bag of cigarettes then left the store and drove off in a vehicle,” reads a media release.

“The victim didn’t receive any physical injuries. Officers searched the area, with negative results.”

The suspect is described as male, with a slim build and approximately 5’8″ in height. He was wearing a black coat, black pants and wore a Halloween mask to cover his face.

“The suspect was armed with a large knife. There is no vehicle descriptors at this time,” the media release reads.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5355.