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Man wanted after robbing store at knifepoint

The DRPS are looking to identify this man who robbed a convenience store in Oshawa. (Photo courtesy of DRPS)

Durham Regional Police investigators are looking to identify the man who walked into a local convenience store with a knife and demanded cash.

The incident took place on Jan. 7, and saw the lone man enter the Circle K convenience store on King Street in Oshawa. He made his way to the cash register and demanded money. He was able to flee the store on foot with a small amount of cash.

Thankfully, the employee was not hurt during the incident.

The suspect is described as a white, approximately 5’5”, in his 20’s, wearing black pants, a black winter coat, black shoes, a white baseball cap and a black mask concealing his face.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Kerr of  the Major Crime – Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5365.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.