Windsor police investigate convenience store robbery

Windsor police are seeking the public’s help in identifying this man. Photo: Windsor police.

Windsor police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly robbed a convenience store and caused non-life-threatening injuries to the clerk.

On Monday at 3 a.m. patrol officers were dispatched to a convenience store located in the 2600 block of Lauzon Road in response to an alarm from the business.

Officers arrived to find an adult male clerk suffering from non-life-threatening injuries advising that he had been robbed.

The employee reported that minutes earlier a lone adult male suspect entered the store. The pair had a brief conversation. The suspect then removed a small quantity of merchandise from a display and exited the store.

The employee followed the suspect outside of the business and confronted the suspect.

The pair then had a physical confrontation during which time the employee was struck with what is believed to be an edged weapon.

The suspect then fled in a vehicle which was described as being a red four-door SUV bearing a cross-shaped emblem on the front grill. The suspect drove off eastbound from the store parking lot.

The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6′ in height, 200 lbs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, white t-shirt, black jogging pants, blue and green basketball shoes.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.

The Forensic Identification Unit attended and processed the scene.
Investigators from the Major Crimes Branch continue to actively investigate this incident.
No weapon has been recovered.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police ServiceĀ at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.catchcrooks.com
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