Durham Regional Police said on Thursday at around 9:30 p.m., officers received a report of a robbery at a convenience store on Wilson Road South.
Police said a male suspect entered the store and selected some items.
Officers said a “verbal altercation took place prior to the clerk being assaulted.”
The suspect then allegedly grabbed the merchandise and fled in a cream-coloured sedan, police said.
According to police, the victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
Officers are now searching for a male suspect, standing five-feet-ten-inches tall with a medium build, short brown hair and glasses.
Police said he was seen wearing a red t-shirt, black shorts and black shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.
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