NRPS investigating armed robbery in St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Thursday, Aug. 22/2019, shortly before 11:00 p.m. police responded to the Easy Mart variety store located on Pelham Road and Chetwood Street in St. Catharines.

Investigation revealed a lone male arrived at the store on a bicycle at 10: 40 p.m.

The suspect was wearing all dark clothing a hoodie and a bandana to cover his face.

He entered the store brandishing a firearm. He subsequently hopped the countered and removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the till before fleeing on the bicycle.

Police are seeking the publics assistance for witnesses or video capturing the incident.

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