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Man arrested in connection with Keewatin Street convenience story robbery

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This morning, police announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with a convenience store robbery on Keewatin Street on Friday.

A male suspect lingered in a store in the 100 block of Keewatin around 3 a.m. He is assumed to have been waiting for other customers to leave the store.

When they did, the suspect, who was armed with a knife, robbed the store of its cash and merchandise. Police were notified and upon arrival in the scene, briefly chased the fleeing suspect on foot.

The suspect was caught and found in possession of a knife, the missing cash and stolen goods.

Peter Kennedy, 20, has been charged with robbery, possession of a weapon and failure to comply with condition of a recognizance. He remains in custody.

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