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Police seeking suspect in attempted robbery

The Durham Regional Police are looking to identify this man in connection to an attempted robbery at Four Guys Variety on Wilson Road South. (Image courtesy of DRPS).

The Durham Regional Police are on the hunt for a male suspect following an attempted robbery of Four Guys Variety store on Wilson Road South.

On Monday, July 24, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., members from Central East Division responded to reports of an armed male entering the variety store. The lone suspect entered the store armed with a knife, approached the store employee and made a demand for money. The store owner managed to defend himself and the suspect fled on foot empty-handed. There were no physical injuries to the store employee.

The suspect is described as a white male, between five-foot-eleven and six feet tall, and 34 to 45 years of age. He was wearing a red balaclava, a hoodie, red shorts and white running shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call a member of the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.