Police Looking to Identify Grocery Store Robbery Suspect

Published on: 2017/01/30 - in Featured News

Kingston Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a local grocery store yesterday evening.

According to a department release, the incident occurred at about 8:45 pm on January 29 at the Parkway Grocery store (pictured above) located at 1469 Princess Street.

The suspect, who was wearing a white clown faced mask, entered the store and walked towards the store clerk while point a small hand gun. He demanded money and then left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash – possibly entered a vehicle parked in the lot outside.

The man is described as a 5’6″ Caucasian male with short black hair, an average build, and has a small tattoo of writing on the back of his neck. At the time of the robbery, he may have been wearing a brightly coloured orange construction like jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Clint Wills at 613-549-4660 ext 6266 or by email at kwills@kpf.ca.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.tipsubmit.com. Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. Tips can also be left by private message to the Kingston Police Facebook Page, or via a Direct Message to the official Twitter account.

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