Police seeking public assistance to identify robbery suspect

Lethbridge Police are investigating an early morning robbery at a south side convenience store and are seeking public assistance to identify the person responsible.

This morning at approximately 6:21 a.m. police responded to a report of a robbery at the London Road Esso along the 700 block of 6 Avenue South. The clerk reported that an unknown female wearing blue coveralls with reflective stripes entered the store and engaged her in conversation. The subject left the store but returned a short time later, selected merchandise and when the till was opened to complete the transaction she went behind the counter, struggled with the clerk and removed an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled on foot.

A surveillance photo is included for release.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.tipsubmit.com