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      Costumed suspect attempts to rob Canyon store

      According to Amarillo Crime Stoppers Halloween came early as a suspect dressed in a Halloween costume attempted to rob a convenience store in Canyon.

      Wednesday morning at approximately 2:00 a.m. a person entered the Allsups convenience store in the 900 block of 9th street and demanded money. The suspect was wearing a black Halloween costume, black ski mask and was carrying a machete. The suspect handed the store clerk a bag to put the money, however the clerk and a customer were able to convince the suspect to not take any money.

      The suspect left the store on foot and was last seen running north from the store. The suspect is described as being 18 to 20 years old, 190 to 200 pounds and approximately 5'7" tall. Witnesses believe the suspect is a white male blonde or light brown hair.

      If you have information contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400 or the Canyon Police Department at (806) 655-5005.