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Customer tried to stop man who robbed Kathleen St. convenience store

No one was injured in the incident

No one was injured after a robbery at a convenience store on Kathleen Street Monday evening that involved a physical struggle between the culprit and a customer who intervened.

Greater Sudbury Police say they received a call at around 8:30 p.m. about a robbery that had just taken place at the store.

Police were told a man entered the store, selected a few items, and proceeded to the cash out area, where he went behind the counter and shoved the employee. 

A customer came to the employee’s aid and a physical struggle took place between the man and the customer. 

The man was able to get an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled the store on foot prior to police arrival. No one was injured during the interaction. 

The man is described as being in his 30s, and wearing a blue and black plaid winter coat, green and black camo pants and black running shoes. He is around 5’5”, 170 pounds, with a shaved head and scruffy facial hair. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Sudbury Police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-TIPS (8477) or