Police search for suspect in St. Catharines robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in a variety store holdup in St Catharines

It happened just before 6:30 last night at the St Paul Variety and Convenience store on St Paul

Police say a man entered  the store assaulted the store owner, jumped over the counter where he took money from the register and then fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as white, about 5 foot 10, with a skinny build wearing a ¾ length jacket.

The store owner was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 905 688 4111 ext. 4359.