VIDEO: Austin Police looking for suspect in armed robbery

Austin Police looking for suspect in armed robbery
Austin Police looking for suspect in armed robbery
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 11:48 AM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) – Austin Police Department (APD) is searching for an unknown suspect who committed an armed robbery at a convenience store Sunday.

According to APD, it happened at approximately 10:32 a.m. at Reeds Fourth Ave convenience store located at 901 4th Ave. NE.

Austin Police looking for suspect in armed robbery
Austin Police looking for suspect in armed robbery(KTTC)

Police say the suspect pulled a large silver bladed knife and pointed it at the employee and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspect who then fled the store with an undetermined amount of cash.

A citizen who observed the incident followed the suspect to a nearby home and contacted police.

Police responded and cleared the residence using the Special Incident Response Team but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a black male, brown eyes, boys in the hood white t-shirt, black sweater, black pants and a white medical mask.

The store’s surveillance cameras captured the whole thing on tape.

The employee also believed she recognized the male as a frequent customer but could not identify him.

No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact APD Investigations at 507-437-9400.

Copyright 2022 KTTC. All rights reserved.