Hamilton Mountain gas station robbed at gunpoint

(Photo Courtesy Google Maps)Hamilton police are investigating following an armed robbery at a gas station on Hamilton Mountain.Police say a man entered the Pioneer gas station located on Upper James St. around 11:00 p.m. last night.The suspect pointed what was believed to be a handgun at the employee and tried to grab cash from the register.The employee knocked the gun away from the man and the suspect ran from the store with a small amount of cash.Police believe the firearm was actually a BB or Pellet gun. No one was seriously injured during the robberyDetectives are looking for a South Asian man, 19 to 23 years old, with a thin build. He was wearing dark coloured clothing with a hood over his head.Police are also looking for the man pictured below who was caught on camera  during the robbery.Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamilton Police Service.

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