Police searching for suspect following attempted robbery in Lindsay

Police are searching for a suspect following an attempted robbery in Lindsay.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers were called to a convenience store on Kent Street West shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 9).

“A male entered the store and demanded cash from the clerk and a brief struggle ensued.  A customer entered the store and interrupted the robbery at which time the male attempted to flee, but was then detained by the customer,” reads a media release.

“After a brief struggle, the male fled the scene.  There were no physical injuries reported.  Police have identified the suspect with the assistance of video surveillance; the investigation is ongoing.”

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