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UPDATE: Clerk Assaulted In Violent Robbery

Police in Windsor have released a photo, and description of a suspect wanted after a violent robbery at a business on the east side early Monday morning.

Investigators say a man walked into the store on Lauzon Rd. and spoke briefly with the clerk before he took something from a display and left.

The clerk followed him outside where there was a confrontation where the employee was assaulted with an edged weapon. He was later treated at the hospital for his injuries.

The suspect fled in a red four-door SUV with a cross-shaped emblem on the front grill.

Police describe the suspect as a white man who was approximately 6’0″ tall and weighed about 200 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a white t-shirt, black jogging pants, and blue and green basketball shoes.

Anyone with information should call the Windsor Police Service Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830. If you want to leave a tip anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 or online.