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Female suspect sought following attempted robbery at Merritt convenience store.

Merritt RCMP Cpl Brock Hedrick says the incident occurred at the Coldwater Corner Market yesterday around 7:40pm.

He says a suspect entered the store with a knife looking for cash.

"The attempt was thwarted by the clerk. However, the clerk was cut by the knife in the melee. The suspect has is believed to be female, was Caucasian or light skin, and believed to weigh between 55 and 65 kilograms."

The employee at the convenience store on Coldwater Ave was treated for minor injuries.

Hedrick says the female suspect was clothed in a way that is making it difficult for them to identify her.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Merritt RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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