Winnipeg police are asking for tips from the public in identifying a man who attempted to rob a gas bar on December 22.
At around 7:45 a.m., the lone employee was confronted by a man brandishing a knife in the 1300 block of McPhillips Street.
He attempted to enter the building, but was unsuccessful and fled on foot.
He is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 50-years-old, 5’11” tall with a slim build and a short white beard.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).
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