Saint John Police are searching for a helmet wearing armed robber following an attempted heist at Loch Lomond Road convenience store this evening.

Police say he walked into the store just after 8 brandishing a weapon but failed in getting anything before leaving. Police have not indicated what type of weapon was involved. No one was hurt.

He is described as 6-foot 3-inches tall – medium build – and believed to be in his twenties. If you can identify him or have any information that may be helpful – call police at 648-3333.