Early morning robbery in St. Catharines has police searching for suspect

Police are looking for a suspect after an early morning robbery at the Big Bee variety store on Lake Street in St. Catharines. 

It happened around 3:25 this morning when a lone suspect entered the store with a weapon and demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk. 

The suspect was last observed fleeing the scene on a bicycle, with a quantity of money and cigarettes.
He's described as a white male, 35-45 years of age, approximately 6'2"  with a medium build.

The suspect was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and dark shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Geoff Poirier of the Niagara Regional Police Service, at 905-688-4111 ext. 9465.