Police search for man and woman after LCBO robbery

Police are searching for a man and a woman after a robbery Saturday afternoon at an LCBO store in Thunder Bay's north side.

Police say the accused sprayed a security officer with a chemical

Thunder Bay police are searching for a man and woman after a robbery at the LCBO at 100 Cumberland St. on Saturday afternoon. (Nicole Ireland/CBC)

Thunder Bay police are searching for a man and a woman after a robbery Saturday afternoon at the LCBO store at 100 N. Cumberland St.

Police said the suspects entered the store just after 2:40 p.m. and tried to leave with stolen merchandise. 

When a security officer approached them, the suspects sprayed the officer with a chemical and fled, police said in a news release. The victim's injuries were minor and did not require medical attention. 

The release said the man and woman are wanted for robbery and assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, adding that the suspects are known to police.