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Suspect flees attempted robbery empty-handed

A suspect fled empty-handed after attempting to rob an Oshawa convenience store.

On Saturday, Nov. 20 at approximately 9:55 a.m., officers responded to a robbery at Jug City convenience store on King Street East in Oshawa.

The suspect entered the store armed with a metal pipe making a demand for cash and threatened the clerk.

A customer entered the store during the robbery and the suspect fled on foot.

There were no physical injuries to any employees or customers. The suspect is described as a white male with grey facial hair.

He was wearing a red and white plaid jacket, blue hat, cargo pants, black shoes and wore glasses.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Major Crime – Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5355.