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Police investigating attempted robbery

March 5, 2015

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating an attempted robbery at the Needs Convenience Store on George Street near Wentworth Park in Sydney. 

Police were called to the scene at approximately 8:40 PM on March 4th; a lone suspect had entered the store and demanded money from the clerk before fleeing. No injuries were reported. 

Members of the K-9 Unit were called to assist, but police did not locate a suspect. Police continue to investigate the incident and review information from the scene.