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Robber threatened Kathleen convenience store employee with needle

Greater Sudbury Police were unable to find the suspect Thursday evening despite canine track

Greater Sudbury Police are searching for a man who allegedly threatened a Kathleen Street convenience store employee with a needle before robbing the store Thursday night.

Police say they received a call regarding the robbery around 10:35 p.m. May 13.

The suspect entered the store, displayed what was described by police as a syringe with a needle tip, threatened the employee, and stole cigarettes and other items before fleeing on foot.

There were no injuries reported.

Despite a canine track in the area, the suspect has not been located.

The man is described as being in his late twenties or early thirties, 5-2 to 5-6 tall, weighing 130 to 150 pounds, with a slim build, short black hair, and wearing a blue jacket, black pants and shoes.