Tacoma police looking for man who robbed North End convenience store

Staff writerSeptember 9, 2013 

Tacoma police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who held up a North End convenience store at knife-point.

The robbery happened about 10:35 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Shell gas station in the 5700 block of North 26th Street.

Police said the man pulled out a large knife as he walked into the store, held it to the clerk’s neck and demanded cash. He was last seen walking toward Pearl Street.

The robber is described as white, in his 50s, about 6 foot 3 and 200 pounds with brown hair. He was wearing a dark blue shirt, dark blue pants, white tennis shoes and a beige baseball hat with a green bill during the holdup.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to anyone with information leading to the man being arrested and charged. Tips can be called in to 253-591-5959.

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