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North Bay Police Service looking for robbery suspect

The North Bay Police Service is asking for your help in an ongoing investigation of a robbery involving a handgun.

Police say around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night, officers were called to an apartment building in the 2400 block of Trout Lake Road. The victim, a woman, said she had let another woman into the building thinking the suspect was a personal support worker. Once inside, the suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded the victim turn over her purse and medications.

The suspect from a security camera. (Supplied by North Bay Police Service)

Officials say the victim turned over the items, and the suspect fled the building on foot, heading towards Connaught Avenue. The victim was not physically hurt during the encounter.

Police say the suspect is described as a woman slightly over 5 feet tall with a slim build with blond hair that was in a bun at the time. She was wearing black eyeglasses, a medical mask, a teal-colored jacket, black gloves and she was carrying a pink backpack.

Officers add the suspect has a handgun and should not be approached. If you know the identity of this person or have any information that might help the North Bay Police Service, call 705-497-5555 and select option 9 to speak to a police officer. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online.

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