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Salt Lake City police searching for armed convenience store robbery suspect

Feb 1, 2024, 4:13 PM | Updated: Feb 2, 2024, 7:32 am

The alleged suspect who robbed a Salt Lake City convenience store on Monday night....

The alleged suspect who robbed a Salt Lake City convenience store on Monday night. (The Salt Lake City Police Department)

(The Salt Lake City Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY — A man armed with a firearm robbed a convenience store Monday night, and police are looking for him.

According to the Salt Lake City Police Department, the robbery happened at approximately 10:07 p.m. at a convenience store near 800 E. 400 South.

Police say the suspect entered the store, displayed a gun, and demanded money from the cashier. When officers arrived, they could not find the suspect.

SLC police described the suspect as a 5-foot-5 man around 17-25 years old, weighing 150 pounds with a medium build. He was last seen wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 801-799-3000 or submit an anonymous tip using the City Protect App and reference case number 24-23171.

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Salt Lake City police searching for armed convenience store robbery suspect