London police investigate an attempted robbery on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (Joel Merritt / CTV London)

LONDON, Ont. - London police are investigating an attempted robbery with an edged weapon.

Police were called to a convenience store in the area of Wharncliffe Road South and Byron Avenue East around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Both K-9 and forensic units were deployed.

There was an extensive search of the area for the suspect.