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Winnipeg police are looking for a male suspect following an armed robbery Saturday.
Police said the suspect entered a convenience store in the 600 block of Ellice Avenue about 11:50 a.m.
He walked around the store and gathered various items. He went to the cashier, took out a knife and stole cash from the register. Then he ran away.
The cashier was not hurt. The suspect is described as male, aboriginal in appearance, 5-7, average build, tan skin and was wearing a black tuque, black winter jacket, black sweatpants and black shoes with white trim.
Police are also looking into a purse-snatching Saturday afternoon.
Police said the victim was walking at Sargent Avenue and Sherbrook Street around 2:40 p.m. when a suspect grabbed the purse from behind and took off.
Two bystanders pursued the suspect, but stopped when he pointed a gun at them.
The suspect is described as male, aboriginal in appearance, approximately 20 years old, 5-6 to 5-10 with a medium build, thin moustache and he was wearing a grey sweater.