An armed robber got away with money and cigarettes from a Thunder Bay convenience store early Monday morning.

The holdup happened at the Mac's store at River and Balsam Streets at around 12:30 a.m.

The robber carried a knife.

Police describe the male suspect as about six feet tall and 230 pounds.

He was wearing dark coveralls with a large reflective "X" on the back. He also wore a black balaclava over his face.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Thunder Bay Police at (807) 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at (807) 623-8477.