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Masked man armed with butcher knife caught on video as he robs Steinbach store

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A masked man armed with a butcher knife robbed a Steinbach 7-11 early today before fleeing on foot clutching $80 cash in his hand, RCMP report.

The RCMP seized video surveillance of the robber in the store.

The robber entered the store shortly after midnight wearing a red and blue-coloured mask with a black hood over his head He demanded cash from store employees while armed with a large butcher knife.

RCMP searched the area without success with the help of a police dog.

The robber is described as Caucasian, 5'6", in his early 20s, with fair skin, light-coloured facial hair and a slim build. He was wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, green cargo pants and purple gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

the suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction holding cash in his hand. 

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Updated on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 10:47 AM CST: Picture cutlines added.

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