Windsor police have released video of an armed convenience store robbery that happened Jan. 26.

The robbery happened at a store in the 1000 block of Albert Road at 10:30 p.m.

Police say the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded cash, then went behind the counter and attempted to open the register.

While the suspect was focused on the register, the clerk ran out of the store and locked the door from the outside. 

After locking the door, the clerk ran to a neighbour and called the police. 

The video shows the suspect kick open the door and escape.

The clerk returned when officers arrived and found that the lock on the door was broke off and the suspect was gone.