Montreal police are looking for a six-feet tall man, of average build between 18 and 25 years of age, in connection with an attempted armed robbery.
He is believed to have dark hair, a swarthy complexion, and a thin moustache, and was last seen wearing a grey, zip-up jacket.
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At the time of the attempted robbery, he spoke English.
On November 16, at 6:25 AM, the suspect entered a depanneur in Pierrefonds and demanded that the clerk empty the cash register.
At this point, the man was holding up the front of his jacket. Beneath, the clerk could see a gun tucked into the waistband of his pants.
The victim told him that she was unable to open the register without a purchase.
In response, the suspect took a pepperoni sausage and scanned it.
However, the arrival of a regular customer at that precise moment made him nervous. As a result, he fled the store.
The police arrived shortly, and dusted the counter for prints.