Police in Summerside, P.E.I. are investigating an armed robbery Sunday evening at the Circle-K Irving on Water Street.
Summerside Police Sgt. Joe Peters said at 8:40 p.m. a man entered the store and pointed a syringe with a needle at the clerk. He demanded money from the till.
"Certainly he was upset but he did the right thing, he complied with the request immediately and the suspect fled," said Peters.
"As a result of that nobody was hurt."
A store surveillance video has been posted on the police website.
The man is described as being six feet tall. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket and hood and sunglasses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Summerside police or Crime Stoppers.