Robber held knife to Mac's store clerk's throat, police say

Thunder Bay police arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of robbing the store at Victoria and Waterloo streets early Sunday morning.

Police say clerk escaped with small cut to neck, man arrested in nearby yard

Thunder Bay police found a 20-year-old man in a yard not far from the Mac's store at Victoria and Waterloo streets after he allegedly held a knife to the clerk's neck before stealing cigarettes early Sunday morning. (Nicole Ireland/CBC)

Thunder Bay police have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of robbing a Mac's convenience store early Sunday morning.

Police say shortly before 1 a.m., a man held a knife to the throat of the store clerk at the Mac's store at the corner of Victoria and Waterloo streets.

The man took cigarettes and fled the store. 

The clerk suffered a small cut to his neck.

Police found the accused man in a yard not far from the scene.  They say he faces numerous charges.