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Male Suspect Allegedly Brandished Knife In Hanover Convenience Store Armed Robbery

Hanover | by Bayshore News Staff  

Hanover Police charge 31-year-old, plea to public for dashcam footage from near scene.

Hanover Police have released more details about an incident at a convenience store Monday that resulted in an armed robbery charge for a 31-year-old man.

Town Police say officers were called to the Circle K convenience store on 10th Street in Hanover just before 5 p.m. on Monday afternoon.

Police say investigation determined a lone male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk while brandishing a knife. The suspect allegedly demanded money and fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The clerk did not suffer any injuries.

Hanover Police officers located a male fitting the suspect's description a short time later a few blocks from the scene.

Police say they confirmed his involvement and arrested him without incident.

Yesterday, police executed a search warrant at a motel room on 7th Avenue in Hanover and seized evidence. Police say they confiscated a mask, a knife, clothing and money.

A 31-year-old man of no fixed address faces charges of armed robbery, using a disguise with intent and breach of probation.

Police investigators are seeking assistance in collecting surveillance and dash cam video taken between 4:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on July 27 from near the scene, between Circle K Convenience Store and Traveller's Inn motel.

Hanover Police say the most likely route of the suspect was 6th Avenue that leads in behind the former John Diefenbaker Secondary School.

Anyone with information or can provide video surveillance is encouraged to contact the Hanover Police Service or Crime Stoppers of Grey-Bruce.

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