East St. Cloud Convenience Store Robbed At Gunpoint
ST. CLOUD – Police are asking for your help as they search for the suspect who held up an east St. Cloud convenience store at gunpoint. The incident happened just after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Super America in the 10 Block of 14th Avenue Northeast.
Officers determined that a man had entered the store displaying a handgun and demanded money from the lone female clerk working the counter area.
The suspect is described as a white man about 6′ 1″, weighing about 180 pounds, wearing a red winter jacket with a white stripe down the sleeve, a winter hat with ear flaps, sunglasses, a black bandanna over his face, and gray sweatpants.
The suspect left the store on foot in a westerly direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.
One male customer was inside the store at the time of the robbery. No one was hurt. Responding officers set up a perimeter and checked the area with a police dog, but were unable to find the suspect. The police dog track ended just after 7:30 p.m.
Anyone with information regarding the above incident is urged to contact the St. Cloud Police Department at 320-251-1200, or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301,1-800-255-1301, or at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org
Crime tips can also be texted to Tri-County Crime Stoppers. Enter 274637 (“Crimes”) into the destination box, start your text with TRITIP, enter a space, then type in the tip information.