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Updated: Police K9 track fails to turn up Chelmsford gas station robbery suspect

Man made off with cash and cigarettes in early-morning incident

Updated May 25 at 10:40 a.m.

Although they conducted a K9 track in the area, Greater Sudbury Police say they were not able to locate the man suspected of robbing a Chelmsford gas station early Tuesday morning.

A police spokesperson said the incident was called in at around 8:45 a.m. 

A lone man entered the store portion of the gas station on Main Street East, demanded money and left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. The employee was not injured as a result of the interaction.

Police do not believe there is any risk to the general public.

The suspect is described as being about 6-0 tall, 180 pounds, and wearing a dark jacket, grey pants and black hat. 

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

Original story: 

There is a heavy police presence in the area of Main Street at MR 15 in Chelmsford due to a robbery, Greater Sudbury Police reported just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A K9 track is being conducted, so please avoid the area, police ask.