Brick-wielding man robs Irving

Charlottetown police are asking the public for help after an armed robbery Tuesday night.

Charlottetown police are asking the public for help after an armed robbery Tuesday night.

The brick-wielding robber is considered dangerous, says deputy chief Gary McGuigan. (CBC)

The incident took place just before midnight Tuesday at the Circle K Irving on Riverside Drive. A man wearing dark clothing and a bandana on his face entered the store and demanded cash. He carried a brick in his right hand.

Police say he took off down on a side street on a blue or black bicycle.

"He's looking at a charge of armed robbery," said deputy chief Gary McGuigan.

"We don't know if this person has a criminal record, but we would consider him dangerous just based on what he has done."

The man is described five foot, eleven inches tall with a slim build. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers or Charlottetown police.

Police have posted a security video on their web site.

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