Circle K in Wauseon robbed of cigarettes

A masked man wielding a crowbar robbed a Circle K in Wauseon of cigarettes Sunday night, according to police.

The man entered the store at 495 E. Airport Hwy. at approximately 11:35 p.m. and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes from behind the front counter. He confronted a clerk who was approaching and who then fled the store with the suspect running behind him. The clerk sought help at an open business while the suspect fled westbound.

The suspect was wearing a brown hooded jacket and a bandanna covering his face. He carried a crowbar.

An investigation continues. Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity can call the Wauseon Police Department at 419-335-3821.